The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Virtual Republic

Be a part of the online debate in The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s Virtual Republic! In this free digital online companion resource to Colonial Williamsburg’s secondary education curriculum, The Idea of America, middle- and high-school students engage with current-events media to learn the nuanced policy behind issues affecting life today. The History in the Making podcasts and Nutshell History animated videos provide an in-depth perspective on the historical roots of current issues. After students inform themselves of existing policy, they propose solutions in the form of policy statements. By posting these statements, students can engage in civil discussion with their peers across the nation. For students to put their words into actions, the Virtual Republic provides community-action resources that support active membership in the local or national community in their areas of interest. Let your voice be heard at the Virtual Republic!

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