What's the difference between the House and the Senate? How do congressional investigations work? What is Federalist X actually about? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.

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$20 Civics 101 Magnet

Need to get a hold of the President? Have a great idea for how to solve your state's transportation problem? Having a debate with your mom about Supreme Court justices? Fill out this magnet, stick it on the fridge, and you'll have the key to civic engagement in your own kitchen!

$60 or $5/month Civics 101 Tote

Carry civic knowledge with you all day (and show the world you know what's up) with our Civics 101 tote.

$75 Civics One-oh-onesie

Start 'em young! This Civics 101 onesie is both adorable and functional, declaring to the world that your baby has big plans for being civically engaged. It's got the Civics 101 logo on the front and "Future Voter" on the back. Should fit most 6 month-olds!

$120 or $10/month Civics 101 Water Bottle

Thirsty for knowledge? Or maybe just water? Get both with our Civics 101 water bottle! It's a 26-oz stainless steel fountain of civics hydration.

$175 Fan Pack

Head into the world prepared for civic engagement with our Civics 101 fan pack! With our Separation of Powers magnet, tote and water bottle, you'll be ready for any challenge this beautiful democracy throws at you.

$500 Freedom Trail with Hannah and Nick (SOLD OUT!)

Boston's Freedom Trail is a who's who of revolutionary moments in American history -- throw in a costumed tour guide and two civics podcast hosts and you'll practically hear the crates of tea splashing into Boston Harbor! Bring a friend and join us for a walk through revolutionary history. Airfare, transportation, and lodging not included. LIMIT ONE.

$1000 National Archives Tour with Hannah and Nick (SOLD OUT)

The original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, even Magna Carta, all reside in the hallowed Rotunda of the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Bring a friend and join us for a private tour of the Rotunda with National Archives historian Jessie Kratz and prepare for historical goosebumps. Airfare, transportation, and lodging not included. LIMIT ONE.


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