Facts About General Civics

Facts about general civics:

  1. The only way a democracy can be truly successful is when the entire citizenship can participate in their civic responsibility.
  2. All democratic values can be found in the constitution and in The Bill of Rights.

Click here to read the constitution.

Click here to read the bill of rights.

  1.    Examples of civic duties are volunteering, serving on a jury, and voting.

Voting Facts:

-Currently, the millennial generation accounts for 1/3 of the electorate.

-Less than 50% of eligible young voters cast a vote in 2012

-Given that 40% of millennials identify as non-white this is then the most diverse voting generation in history.

-In most communities, the voter turn-out is less than 50%.

“Humans created democracy. Anything we can create, we can change.”

– Sang Chi