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Description

Engaging Congress is a game that uses primary source documents, photographs, political cartoons, maps, and other items to explore the challenges of sustaining representative democracy in our complex and diverse nation today.

Features:

- Introductory Video
- Theme-based Stories
- Primary Source Gallery
- Primary Source Analysis
- Trivia Challenge
- Assessment Tools
- Mini-games...
...More

Engaging Congress content is divided into five thematic stories:

- More Equal Than Others (Influencing the Political Process)
- Laws and Sausages (Separation of Powers)
- Vote Early, Vote Often (Voting Rights)
- A Balancing Act (The Federal Budget)
- Fair is not Always Equal (Federalism and States' Rights)

The accompanying Engaging Congress website (engagingcongress.org) contains many additional resources including:

- The Teacher Toolbox
- Curriculum Guide
- Correlation of content with Social Studies standards
- Bank of multiple-choice and discussion assessment questions
- Links to Library of Congress primary source analysis guides
- Downloadable PDFs and PNGs of all primary source documents
- And more.

What’s New

Version 1.1

Optimization to reduce file size and memory usage, now works on iPad 3 and iPhone 6.

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

msjujee ,

No sound

I've tried re-downloading the app, but I can't get the sound to work. I can read the CC for the stories, but this is definitely not ideal.

Lil'Lou1999 ,

Won’t work iPad

Our school iPads are iPad 2 and have iOS 9 but the app won’t open. The screen will turn the blue color then close.

Information

Seller
Indiana University
Size
507.3 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© The Trustees of Indiana University
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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