Engaging Congress

Engaging Congress is a game that uses primary source documents, photographs, political cartoons, maps, and other items to explore the challenges of sustaining representative democracy in our complex and diverse nation today.


- Introductory Video
- Theme-based Stories
- Primary Source Gallery
- Primary Source Analysis
- Trivia Challenge
- Assessment Tools
- Mini-games...

Engaging Congress content is divided into five thematic stories:

- More Equal Than Others (Influencing the Political Process)
- Laws and Sausages (Separation of Powers)
- Vote Early, Vote Often (Voting Rights)
- A Balancing Act (The Federal Budget)
- Fair is not Always Equal (Federalism and States' Rights)

The accompanying Engaging Congress website (engagingcongress.org) contains many additional resources including:

- The Teacher Toolbox
- Curriculum Guide
- Correlation of content with Social Studies standards
- Bank of multiple-choice and discussion assessment questions
- Links to Library of Congress primary source analysis guides
- Downloadable PDFs and PNGs of all primary source documents
- And more.
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What's New

Decreased apk size
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Additional Information

November 17, 2017
Current Version
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
Indiana University
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