So what is "Civics" anyway?
Civics: the study of the RIGHTS and RESPONSIBILITIES of citizens.
So what is a CITIZEN?
Here's the long answer: "a legally recognized subject of a state or commonwealth, either native or naturalized."
Here's the short answer: If you were born in America, then you are a citizen. You're guaranteed certain rights and protections from your government.
Civics isn't just learning about facts...
Everyone cares about the world they live in, so you have to know how government works in order to make positive change. Don't be like these people...
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So even if you pretend that you don't care, don't end up looking like a fool.
1. What do all of the primary sources have in common?
(what could they be used to teach us about?)
2. Come up with a name for a museum exhibit that features these primary sources.
3. Come up with a caption that describes the significance of each of the primary sources in this museum exhibit.
4. What questions do you still have about this topic? What other primary sources/information might you add to this exhibit?