What is Action Citizen?

Action Citizen is a free learning tool that encourages students to evaluate expectations and relationships between the U.S. government and the American people. Through the critical analysis of primary sources and legislation, it provides content and an approach for participation in a representative democracy.

Unit Release Schedule
2022 - Citizens and the Environment 
2023 - Citizens and Indigenous People
2024 - Citizens and Immigration

Learning Objectives

Action Citizens help develops skills to:

  • Critically analyze  primary sources
  • Accurately summarize the key details and ideas in a primary source
  • Identify multiple perspectives using primary sources
  • Evaluate sources presented in diverse formats
  • Develop civic awareness