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Political Science and Civics

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  • Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior. Civics are the things people do that affect fellow citizens, especially when that relates to the maintenance of urban development. Civic education is the study of the theoretical, political and practical aspects of citizenship, as well as its rights and duties.

    Thumbnail: US Capitol, west side. (CC BY-SA 3.0; Martin Falbisoner).

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