Lesson 34: What Is the Importance of Civic Engagement to American Constitutional Democracy?
When you have finished this lesson, you should be able to
- explain why Americans need to be engaged in civic affairs,
- identify opportunities for civic engagement through voluntary associations and nongovernmental organizations and participation in local, state, and national politics, and
- evaluate, take, and defend positions on challenges associated with voting and other forms of participation in civic life in the United States.