AMerican GOvernment

Students collaborate and compete through an online sim experience with their classmates taking on roles of U.S. Government, Media, and Interest Group officials. The Simulation runs for 4 Periods for 2 to 6 weeks (typically 1 week per period), automatically prompts students, and calculates outcomes while focusing on:

  • American Political Culture and Beliefs

  • Political Participation

  • Constitutional Democracy

  • Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

  • Interaction Among Branches

What concepts does the Intro to Government Sim cover?

How Bills Become a Law

Role of Interest Groups

Relationship Between Media and Government

Institutional Checks and Balances

Constitutional Powers of the President Vs. Congress

Role of Political Parties and Ideology

Civil Liberties Vs. National Security

Civil-Military Relations


What is the role of the instructor in the American Government Simulation?

What is the role of the instructor in the American Government Simulation?

The American Government Simulations are fully automated which means that all you'll need to do is observe the class and draw connections to course concepts. Sim events, student choices, grading, and even student team assignment are all automatically managed by the Statecraft System.

Monitor Sim Events and Major Choices

Draw Connections to Course Concepts

Gradepoints Automatically Calculated and Excel Exportable

How much work does running an American Government Simulation take on my part?

Because of the automated nature of each Statecraft Simulation, instructors actually had a net savings of course prep time in 2017

Avg. 13.03% Time Savings

As Per Statecraft: IR Instructor Surveys In 2017

How does the U.S. Government Simulation work? 

Your Government Simulation will be split into decision making "Periods" where by students have a deadline within which to make difficult decisions, negotiate with each other, and utilize the special abilities that come with their roles.

What if my students or I need help?

Feel free to reach out to our outstanding customer support team at Support is 7 days a week with available live support sessions along with a smart help system that guides you and your students through the answers to your questions

(4.6 / 5) Support Satisfaction

As Per Statecraft: Instructor Surveys In 2018

American Government Simulation

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