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Civics

How the government works and our rights and responsibilities as citizens

flag with beehive, eagle, and sego lily design

Probably the first Utah state flag ever made--it was made in 1903. It was embroidered with white thread on blue silk.

Whatever government in history a person lives under, that person has certain rights and responsibilities. The government has its own duties, too.

Basic civics

You can learn about basic civics through the links below. (These are from the Tennessee History for Kids site. Yes, Tennessee is not Utah, but all state governments are basically the same!)

Utah's legislature

Learn about the Utah State Legislature and how laws are made on the legislature's Kids Page.

Utah's governor

Learn about Utah's governor here.

sego lily, Utah's state flowerUtah's symbols

Learn about Utah's state symbols here.