Building Democracy for All

Interactive Explorations of Government and Civic Life
Cover for Building Democracy for All

Building Democracy for All is an interactive, multimodal, multicultural, open access e-book for teaching and learning key topics in United States Government and Civic Life. It focuses on the importance of community engagement and social responsibility among middle and high school students—core themes in the Massachusetts 8th Grade History & Social Science Curriculum Framework. 

Keywords: democracy, democratic government, separation of powers, checks and balances, rights and responsibilities of citizens, Supreme Court, freedom of the press, digital/media literacy

Suggested Citation
& (2020). Building Democracy for All: Interactive Explorations of Government and Civic Life. EdTech Books. Retrieved from
Cover Design
Bill Kemsley, adapted from image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
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