Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You meets the content standards for civics and government as outlined by the National Standards for Civics and Government.
Many young citizens are completing their education with little or no sense of civic responsibility. Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You teaches the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective, active citizen. It also encourages an appreciation for the American political system. It will foster a willingness to take part in American democracy.
Two economics units provide an understanding of the interrelationship between democracy and the free enterprise system.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Reference Atlas
Be an Active Reader
Be an Active Citizen - Why Study Civics?
UNIT 1 FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP
UNIT 2 THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
UNIT 3 POLITICAL PARTIES AND INTEREST GROUPS
UNIT 4 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
UNIT 5 THE INDIVIDUAL, THE LAW, & THE INTERNET
UNIT 6 THE ECONOMY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
UNIT 7 THE FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM
UNIT 8 THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD
Appendix and How to Use an Appendix
Government and Economics Data Bank
United State Facts
Summaries of Supreme Court Cases