Citizenship and Economics - High School

Ben Bernanke

 Ben Bernanke grew up in Dillon, SC.  From 2006-2014, he was the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System.

Learn about the rights and responsibilities that come with being a South Carolina and United States citizen.



  • United States Mint
    The United States Mint is responsible for manufacturing and distributing circulating coins, precious metals, collectible coins, and national medals.
    Play games on earning, saving, spending, and giving money.
  • You Are Here
    In this virtual mall you can learn how advertising affects you, how to protect your information as a consumer, and how to spot scams.
  • Young Entrepreneurs
    The Small Business Administration has lots of information for young business owners, including how-to guides, templates, and success stories.

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  • Economics
    Read an encyclopedia article about economics, including the historical development of economics, money, microeconomics, and more.
  • Opposing Viewpoints: Economics
    Read editorial articles on economic topics and explore reference materials, primary sources, and videos.