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Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program.
Free for You and Me by
Publication Date: 2020-03-01
It's a free country! But what does that mean? The five liberties protected by the First Amendment are explained here in catchy, engaging rhymes. Examples demonstrate the meaning of freedom of religion, speech, and the press, and the rights to assemble peacefully and to petition the government
Grace Goes to Washington by
Publication Date: 2019-09-03
On a school field trip to Washington, D.C., student council member Grace and her classmates learn about the three branches of the federal government, how school government operates, the qualities of effective leadership, and how to be a good citizen.
State and Local Government by
Publication Date: 2016-09-01
A historical survey of state and local governments, including the role and responsibilities each has in its community and influential mayors, governors, and others.
US Congress by
Publication Date: 2017-12-15
Readers will learn where the United States Congress works and what it does.
Votes of Confidence by
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
A reference for teen students provides information about the past, present, and future of American elections. Explains the past, present, and future of American elections; how the election process actually works and why it matters; and how young people can become involved.