Kids' Page

capitol stepsIt's never too early to learn how the government works. The American system of government is the oldest living democratic republic and has been the leading model for democracy for more than 200 years. Use the links below to learn about different aspects of today's American government, from how laws are made to how NASA and the CIA operate.

Legislative Process for Everyone

Learn more about the legislative process and what goes on in Washington, D.C. by going to the links below.



U.S. Government for Kids

For Generations, people throughout the world have been telling the story of America. The Revolutionary War, the Declaration of Independence and the continuing journey to bring freedom to all. Click here to explore the story of the greatest nation in the history of the world.



Fun Sites About Congress

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