In each episode of Simple Civics Butler University Professor of Political Science Terri Jett tackles a specific question in just a couple minutes – breaking down the history behind an issue and how it affects us today.
Want to dive deeper into the series? These lesson plans offer standardized, grade level appropriate activities and engagement questions to help take your child or classroom's civics learning to the next level.
Can You Run for President from Prison?
How Do Primaries Work?
What Is a Caucus?
How Does the Draft Work?
Freedom of Speech During Times of War
Equal Rights for Women
History of Political Debates
History of the Electoral College
How are Supreme Court Justices Appointed
How Does Campaign Finance Work
How Does the Electoral College Work
Lame Ducks and the Peaceful Transfer of Power
Should Washington DC be a State
What are National Conventions
What Does Disenfranchisement Look Like
What is Gerrymandering
Why Do We Have a Census
Women for President