• Ben 's Guide  (

    An excellent starting point; choose a grade level for more about American government. This site includes games and activities.

Videos and Podcasts

The Library offers a large collection of books and multimedia to help you prepare for citizenship, including standard text books, recorded books, and graphic novels; click herfor a sample listing.

Outline of U.S. History (entire text in PDF form)

A chronological look at how the United States took shape -- from its origins as an obscure set of colonies on the Atlantic coast a little more than 200 years ago into what one political analyst today calls "the first universal nation." 


Enjoy learning about U.S. government and history through dramatic feature films and documentaries; click here for a recommended list of titles available at Hartford Public Library.

Naturalization Ceremonies

View past naturalization ceremonies hosted at Hartford Public Library here

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