Civics Education Links

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Bills of Rights Institute
Charters of Freedom - from the National Archives
Congress for Kids
Deliberating in Democracy
The Democracy Project - PBS Kids
The Five Freedoms Project - One Nation. Many Voices.
Florida Supreme Court - Education and Tours
GovTrack.us - Tracking the U.S. Congress
National Constitution Center
Oyez: U.S. Supreme Court Summaries, Oral Arguments, and Multimedia
Presidential Timeline
Quia - Nicknames of US Presidents


Election 2008

2008 Presidential Candidates - The Washington Post
CNN Student News - Talking Democracy
CNN Election Center 2008
ExpertVoter.org - A Video Guide to the 2008 Presidential Candidates
FactMonster.com - Elections
FiveThirtyEight.com - Electoral Projections Done Right
Google for Educators - Elections
How Stuff Works - Political Elections
In Quotes by Google - Presidential Candidates' Quotes
The Living Room Candidate - Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2008
OnTheIssues.org - Candidates on the Issues
PBS Teachers - PBS Vote 2008 Election Resources
Project Vote Smart
Quia - Election Terms
Weekly Reader Election 2008 - Road to the White House

200 Years of Lincoln

February 9, 2009 will mark the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth.
Abraham Lincoln's Classroom
Abraham Lincoln for Primary Children
Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project
Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - Educator Resources
Illinois Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
Lincoln 200 Years - C-SPAN
Lincoln Bicentennial - 1809-2009 - Live the Legacy
Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition

Civics Videos


Electing a US President in Plain English
by Common Craft

Electing a US President in Plain English from leelefever on Vimeo.

Craig Ferguson Takes the Citizenship Exam - Funny!!
CBS on YouTube