The American Promise offers teachers a way to bring democracy to life in the classroom through stories about ordinary Americans governing their communities. About The American Promise
A look at the public television series that started it all. An introduction to the nine principles of The American Promise and the stories that demonstrate those values.


Teaching Guide
A guide to using The American Promise in the classroom. Divided by subjects, with lesson plans and activities for each subject.


Teachers Discussion Forum
Testimonials, ideas from other teachers for using the program in the classroom, and a space to send us your ideas for using The American Promise to teach students about democracy.


What's New
Updates on the program, including new developments from the stories in the original public television broadcast.


Online Newsletter
Your link to teacher conferences and other American Promise gatherings.


All About the Sponsor
A look at Farmers Insurance, the company which makes The American Promise possible.

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