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civics,

branch of learning that treats of the relationship between citizens and their society and state, originally called civil government. With the large immigration into the United States in the latter half of the 19th cent., civics became a subject in the secondary schools and colleges through the influence of the National Education Association and other organizations.

civics

1. the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
2. US and Canadian the study of government and its workings
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JSCEM [Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters[ 2007, Civics and Electoral Education, Parliament of Australia, Canberra.
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