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Kid's Korner

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democracy project PBS KIDS: The Democracy Project
http://pbskids.org/democracy/vote/
  • What a difference one vote makes
  • Step into a voting time machine
  • Cast your vote
  • How YOU can be part of an election
Congress4kids

Congress for Kids
http://congressforkids.net/Elections_index.htm
Learn about the following:


Introduction
Election Day
Voting
Election of the President
Candidates
Political Parties
Primary Election
National Conventions
National Conventions - An Inside View
Candidates at the Convention
The Campaign
Polling Places
The Electoral College
The Electoral Map
The Inauguration
Online Sunshine

Florida Legislature
http://www.leg.state.fl.us/kids

  • State symbols - state seal, flag, flower, tree, bird and even the state shell
  • Tour the state capitol
  • Fun Facts/history of Florida
  • How an idea becomes state law
  • Glossary
    • Did you know Amelia Earhart was last seen flying out of Miami?

Florida Division of Historical Resources
http://dhr.dos.state.fl.us/kids/

  • State Symbols
  • Florida History
  • Seminole History
  • The Capitol
  • Florida Governors
  • Florida Quick Facts

 

Ben's Guide

Ben Franklin's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
http://bensguide.gpo.gov

  • Age-appropriate information
  • Election process
  • Branches of government
  • National versus state government
  • Games and activities
 

 The Three Branches of Government
‚Äčpoliticalmanagementmasters.online.gwu.edu

Explanation of the following branches of government:

  • Executive Branch
  • Judicial Branch
  • Legislative Branch

Starlet Cannon, Supervisor of Elections
229 NE 351 Hwy, Suite A * PO Box 2057 Cross City, FL 32628
Phone: 352-498-1216 * Email: dixiecountysoe@bellsouth.net
* Office Hours: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm *