Citizenship and Economics - Middle School

sc state quarter

 The back of the South Carolina 50 States quarter. It shows three state symbols: a palmetto tree, Carolina wren, and yellow jasmine.

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



  • 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.
  • FedVille
    Explore FedVille, a town built just for kids to learn about earning and saving money.
    Play games on earning, saving, spending, and giving money.

DISCUS Explore with Discus*

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  • Citizenship
    Read an encyclopedia article about citizenship, including rights and responsibilities, becoming a citizen, and specifics of American, British, and Canadian citizenship.
  • Economics
    Learn more about economics, such as the economic system, historical development, and challenges faced by all economies.