How much does your eighth grader know about USA national, state, or local governments? With the Civics Activity Book, he will gain a firm grasp of how the United States government operates. Discuss national documents such as The Mayflower Compact and The Declaration of Independence; examine the separation of powers; study the 27 Amendments; and learn how a bill becomes a law. Use the detailed profile of each state to discuss your state’s motto, flag, order of admission into the Union, major cities, and more. Your eighth grader will research the many leaders and facets of government to complete the exercises within this text.