"Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You" meets the content standards for civics and government as outlined by the National Standards for Civics and Government. Many young citizens are completing their education with little or no sense of civic responsibility. "Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You" teaches the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective, active citizen. It also encourages an appreciation for the American political system. It will foster a willingness to take part in American democracy. Two economics units provide an understanding of the interrelationship between democracy and the free enterprise system.Remy, Richard C. is the author of 'Civics Today Citizenship, Economics and You', published 2004 under ISBN 9780078609701 and ISBN 0078609704.