Who Votes in America?
By Barbara Laedtke
In this interactive object, learners identify common characteristics of people who are likely to vote.
United States Presidential Roles & Responsibilities
By Therese Nemec
The student reviews the roles and responsibilities of the President and takes a quiz.
Understanding Voting Rates
Students examine how voting rates are determined and how those rates change depending upon the population being studied. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Understanding Political Cartoons
In this learning activity you'll analyze political cartoons following a two-step process to unlock their meaning.
U.S. Supreme Court Case: Lemon v. Kurtzman
In this learning activity you'll review the facts and interpretations of this court case, determine a verdict, and respond to questions.
The United States Congress
By Therese Nemec, Nancy McFadden, Deb DeRosso, Mike English
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of the roles and differences between the two Houses of Congress - the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The U.S. National Debt
Learners examine how the National Debt occurs and trace its history from the time of the Revolutionary War through the present.
The Judiciary Quiz
By Deb DeRosso, Mike English
In this learning activity you'll match the different responsibilities of the federal court system with the appropriate federal court.
In this learning activity you'll explore The Judiciary and answer questions about The U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, and U.S. District Courts.
The First Amendment: Interpretations of the Establishment Clause
In this learning activity you'll review three interpretations regarding the separation of church and state.
The Duties of the Three Branches of Government (Screencast)
In this screencast, explore the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches of the U.S. government. External resource: www.usconstitution.com
The Duties of the Three Branches of Government
By Cindy Gibson
Students read about the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches of the U.S. government and then test their knowledge in a drag-and-drop exercise.
The Constitution of the United States of America Quiz
By Jen Bero
Learners test their knowledge of the framework of the U.S. government in this 13-question quiz.
Sources of Government Power
By Nancy McFadden
In this learning activity you'll apply information about three different sources of governmental power: Unitary, Confederate, and Federal to world governments.
Presidents of the United States
Learners view images of the presidents of the United States and click on the name of the president shown.
Perception - Understanding the World Around You
Learn the definition of perception, its process and how it affects communication
Overcoming Barriers to Critical Thinking: People-Related Obstacles
The learner will identify techniques to use to overcome people-related barriers to critical thinking.
By Jody Cooper
Learners test their knowledge of jurisdiction issues by matching case scenarios to the correct court. The cases involve the following courts: Circuit, Small Claims, Probate, District, Bankruptcy, State Appellate Court, Wisconsin Supreme Court, and U.S. Supreme Courthouse.
Interest Groups: Grass Roots and Community-Based
Students read about the three categories of interest groups: Economic, grass roots and community-based, and civil and constitutional rights.
Interest Groups: Civil and Constitutional Rights
Students read about the different kinds of civil/constitutional rights interest groups and answer multiple-choice questions.
How a Bill Becomes a Law
By Melanie Buyarski
In this colorful activity, learners follow the path of a bill as it begins in the House of Representatives.
By Mona Wenrich
Students read about the illegal practice of manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts for political gain. They then create their own gerrymandered districts in a drag and drop exercise.
Freedom of Religion - Supreme Court Case: Zorach v. Clauson
In this learning activity you'll review facts and interpretations, determines a verdict, and responds to questions.
Freedom of Religion - Supreme Court Case: Lynch v. Donnelly
In this learning activity you'll review the facts and interpretations, determine a verdict, and respond to questions.
Freedom of Religion - Supreme Court Case: Eagle v. Vitae