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Welcome to Everyone’s Civics explore your role in democracy!

From learning how the government works, to helping it work better … this is your citizenship.

The mission of this site is to educate and provide sources for students and teachers who want to answer the question: What is civics? The short answer is a definition and the long answer involves understanding how our government works and why we must be active in the process of governance for it to work.


This site will give you tools to learn and decide for yourself, how you can be civic minded.

Teaching Resources

Lesson plans and 12 week calendar for teaching by grade level.

Self Study

Home-school and self study resources.

Web Resources and sources

The best articles and information from the Internet.

Essays and opinions

We can learn from the ideas of others with an open mind and education.

Take Action!

Ideas and projects to promote civics everyday.


From the Roman Republic to England’s Parliament and the United States Congress, government throughout history can teach us something.

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If you have a lesson plan to share, please contact us and we’ll happily review it and add it to our database. Please see our submission guide for information and a list of needed materials.

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