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20 United States Civic Studies Lessons You Forgot

Best Life Logo By Alex Daniel of Best Life | Slide 1 of 21: With Tax Day still fresh in the minds of Americans, many have probably given recent thought to how much they are paying to the government—and wonder anew what that money goes to. A few of those who aced their high school civics class could break down exactly where tax dollars go, what services the government provides, and how the branches and various agencies work with each other to keep the country going (or causing disruption and chaos, depending on the situation).But most of us only remember a few hazy details from our social studies class. To help refresh you on these fundamentals of our democracy and how it came to be, here are 20 civics lessons you may have forgotten, or never learned. For more on missed history lessons, check out these 20 School Lessons From the 20th Century That Are Considered Offensive Today.

20 United States Civic Studies Lessons You Forgot

With Tax Day still fresh in the minds of Americans, many have probably given recent thought to how much they are paying to the government—and wonder anew what that money goes to. A few of those who aced their high school civics class could break down exactly where tax dollars go, what services the government provides, and how the branches and various agencies work with each other to keep the country going (or causing disruption and chaos, depending on the situation).But most of us only remember a few hazy details from our social studies class. To help refresh you on these fundamentals of our democracy and how it came to be, here are 20 civics lessons you may have forgotten, or never learned. For more on missed history lessons, check out these 20 School Lessons From the 20th Century That Are Considered Offensive Today.
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