American Governance: Center for Civic Education Packet

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A special series of articles explores key concepts behind each of the six units of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution high school text. The packet provides deep insight into the intellectual background of key We the People concepts, such as federalism, separation of powers, judicial review, Congress, the Bill of Rights, and citizenship, among many others.

American Governance: Center for Civic Education Packet:


The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to developing an enlightened citizenry by working to increase understanding of the principles, values, institutions, and history of constitutional democracy among teachers, students, and the general public.