11 Nov 2014
Information on the political structure of the United States of America on a federal, state and local level. It is important to know where to go for what in the USA.
15 Oct 2014
Learn more here about the separation of powers, structure and responsibilities of the U.S. President and the U.S. Supreme Court.
22 Sep 2014
The citizens of the United States directly vote for who they want to represent them in the U.S. Congress. This includes state representatives and senators.
19 Aug 2014
Learn more about the history behind the U.S. government's separation of powers as well as the responsibilities of each branch in the system.
23 Jul 2014
The first changes to the Constitution were made to protect individual citizens and to limit the power of government. The Bill of Rights lists important freedoms that are promised to the American people.
19 Jun 2014
The Constitution described how the new government would be organized, how government officials would be chosen, and what rights the new central government would guarantee to citizens.
8 May 2014
The early colonists and settlers who came to the United States were often fleeing unfair treatment, especially religious persecution, in their home countries.
16 Apr 2014
The United States is a representative democracy, and citizens here play a very important role in governing the country. Learn more about the role of the citizen in the United States.
19 Mar 2014
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has developed a system to help people understand the current terror attack risks. It uses different colors to indicate different dangers.