Petitioners taking the oath of citizenship at Yellowstone National Park. Image courtesy of the National Park Service.
Learn about the rights and responsibilities that come with being a South Carolina and United States citizen.
How to Be a Good Citizen
- Ben's Guide to US Government: Citizenship
There are several ways that someone can become a United States citizen.
- Ben's Guide to US Government: Election Process
Learn more about the election process for Federal officials such as the president and vice-president.
- I Pledge Allegiance
Find out ways to respect the American flag such as not letting a flag touch the ground and folding the flag in the correct manner.
- How Does the Government Affect Me?
Find out what role government plays in our lives.
- Wise Pockets Clubhouse
Read a story and play games about earning, saving, and spending money!
Read an encyclopedia article about economics, the study of the part of a society that creates wealth.
- Ben Bernanke
Ben Bernanke grew up in Dillon, SC. From 2006-2014, he was the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System.
- H.I.P. Pocket Change
Learn about the US Mint and coins with games, cartoon, and information.