What is CitizIN?

CitizIN is a FREE interactive game that explores 200 years of Indiana history. CitizIN supports the teaching of Indiana studies and the incorporation of Indiana topics into the teaching of a standard U.S. History course. 

CitizIN was developed by the Center on Representative Government as a companion to the books, Hoosiers and the American Story, and Hoosiers, A New History of Indiana.

Library of Congress Inquiry Cycle:
• Primary Sources • Interactive Skill Builders • Videos

Content Assessed with:
• Trivia Challenges • Knowledge Check • Mini-Games

Primary Source Gallery:
• Documents for further in-class analysis • Provides teachers with additional Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) resources

Where can I find CitizIN?

CitizIN is available for FREE. Download for iOS or play on the web.

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Unit Videos

Unit 1: Territory to Early Statehood
Unit 2: The Civil War
Unit 3: Industrialization
Unit 4: World Wars & the Great Depression
Unit 5: Turbulent Post-War Years
Unit 6: Hoosiers in the 21st Century

Correlates to Indiana Studies Standards Strands

Primary Source Materials & Additional Resources

The primary sources used in CitizIN are linked to their original online source and can be used in conjunction with the Library of Congress Primary Source Analysis Tool to provide non-device use in the classroom.

Classroom Giveaways

The Center on Representative Government has classroom giveaways to encourage game play. Use stickers and stress squeeze balls to reward completion of a story, trivia challenge or just to encourage after-school play. Contact us to make a request.