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New Fourth Edition

The revised and updated fourth print edition of We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution features new text, images, exercises, and Supreme Court cases to ensure that the next generation of Americans has the intellectual tools they need to become informed and engaged citizens. We the People gives high school students a firm understanding of government and citizenship. Students explore the history and principles of constitutional democracy through critical-thinking exercises, cooperative-learning and participation in a simulated congressional hearing. The We the People student textbook contains six units and 39 lessons. The updated teacher's guide contains a step-by-step walkthrough of the student book as well as reproducible handouts and the end-of-course assessment. We the People is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies.  © 2016



Classroom set: $680.00 each (ISBN: 0-89818-218-S)*
Student text:  $28.00 each, 10 or more: $27.00 each (ISBN: 0-89818-218-2)
Teacher's guide: $35.00 each (ISBN: 0-89818-219-0)

*Ebook bundles are available. Call 818-591-9321 or email sales@civiced.org for pricing.


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To view the table of contents,  click here 
To view a list of primary sources correlated by lesson, click here  
To view a complete list of updates to the fourth edition, click here 

Enhanced Ebook

Enhanced EbookThe enhanced ebook edition of We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution has been recently updated to reflect the new, fourth edition of the print textbook. We the People makes the Constitution and American government accessible to a new generation of learners with engaging visuals and interactive technology that illustrate the fundamental principles of American democracy. This enhanced ebook edition is cloud based and accessible on desktop and laptops using modern browsers. Purchase of the ebook allows subscriber access on mobile devices, including Apple iPads and iPhones, Android tablets and smart phones, and Windows 8 touch-screen devices. We the People is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies.  © 2016 
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Other Ebook Editions

Ebooks versions of the third print edition (© 2009) of We the People are available for use on iPads, iPhones, Android devices, Macs and PCs are available from the sources below. These mobile editions are based on the third print edition of We the People (© 2009) and do not include the new content of the revised fourth edition (© 2016) or the interactive features of the new enhanced ebook.

Amazon Kindle $9.99  (Volume purchase information)
Apple iBook $9.99 (Volume purchase information)
Google Play $9.99
Barnes and Noble Nook $9.99
Kobo Books $9.99 

 Common Core State Standards

We the People is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies. There are separate correlations for the textbook and mobile editions (© 2009) and the enhanced ebook (© 2014). The textbook and mobile edition correlations were performed by the Maryland Department of Education; the enhanced ebook correlations were performed by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Download the correlations in printable pdf format by clicking on the buttons below.

We the People textbook and mobile editions (© 2009)

We the People  enhanced ebook (© 2014)


Free Resources

Strategies for Struggling Readers: A Teacher Resource Guide for We the People, Level 3 

Primary Source Correlation by Lesson (Courtesy of ConSource)