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United States: Three Branches of Government

Age Range: Highschool

Content Areas: Civics and Government

A collection of useful resources that go into depth of each of the three branches of the United States Government and American politics in general. Inteneded to provide a second source of information, in a way that is accessible to all students. All resources are online, with an exception to some that can be both physical and online. Careful consideration was made to include resources that discussed marginalized groups such as; Black, Hispanic, LGBTQ+ communities as well as some emphasis on woman empowerment.

All resources are free to use and open to anyone.

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