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Civics Resources

Use these online and printable resources to help your students understand how federal, state, and municipal governments work. 


  • Federal and State branches of government
    Branches of Government

    This infographic shows the federal and state branches of government.

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  • Levels of government – Municipal
    Municipal Government

    Rhode Island cities and towns have many different forms of government. Use this infographic to understand your local government.

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  • Levels of government – Federal, State and City/Town
    Levels of Government

    Are you talking about certain policy issues or current events in your classroom? This infographic shows the levels of government – federal, state and municipal – and their decision making authority.

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  • How a bill becomes a law in Rhode Island
    How a bill becomes a law in Rhode Island

    Understanding the legislative process is important to know how and when you can best make your voice heard. This infographic shows how a bill becomes a law in Rhode Island.

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  • Voter Information Center
    Voter Information Center

    Voter Information Center provides students with information about their elected officials, upcoming elections, and sample ballots before election day based on their home address. They can also learn about the elections process in Rhode Island and view data from past elections.

    Voter Information Center


  • Elected Offices in Rhode Island
    Elected offices in Rhode Island

    Learn more about elected officials’ roles and responsibilities.

    Offices you vote for in Rhode Island