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Founding Documents

Presidents Day!

Presidents Day is a holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. It is a day when Americans honor the leaders who have served as President of the United States.

Do you have a dream, too?

Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world. That was his dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home - a great opportunity for students to envision their “dreams

Constitution Day

Constitution Day is September 17. This is an opportunity to incorporate civic learning into the classroom or dinner table discussion.

I Have a Dream…

Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) worked to advance civil rights in the United States and around the world.That was MLK's dream. What's yours? Here's an easy and meaningful activity for school or home

State of the Union

Lots of activities for the State of the Union

Primary Source Analysis

Simple, adaptable, and highly useful guides from Library of Congress

Liberty Walk for Meck Dec Day

Take a Liberty Walk for Meck Dec Day!

A new mayor for Charlotte (again)

Charlotte has a new mayor...again! Dan Clodfelter will serve until December 2015

Gettysburg Address

Send your video of the Gettysburg Address, celebrate and learn about the historic speech

Founding Documents and Founders’ Principles

In 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly approved the Founding Principles Act. It defines certain Founding Documents and Founders' Principles that high school students need to learn about and understand for civic literacy.

Issue: Voter ID

In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly created and voted to approve new legislation about voting laws. In 2016, federal courts ruled that NC's Voter ID law is discriminatory.

Teaching with the Records of Congress

Here's a great tool for using records from the National Archives and Center for Legislative Archives.

Educating and engaging K-12 students to lead.

Smart, fun programs connect classroom learning with hands-on experiences that build civic literacy, civic engagement, and civic leadership from an early age.

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