Washington, D. c.
History and politics
All year round
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About the tour
This unique educational tour dives deep into America’s history and identity. The nation’s capital offers a rich array of learning opportunities through literature, history, social science and politics. Students will receive a well-rounded understanding of America’s political system, culture and history. From exploring the national archives, and selecting and analysing government documents, to seeing and learning, first hand, the historical significance of the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. Furthermore, students will engage in a range of specially designed workshops. Activities include learning about the legislative process at Capitol Hill, a visual exploration into the evolution of the American identity at the Smithsonian Museums, simulated role-playing as a CIA agent at the Spy Museum and an examination of the judicial functions of the Supreme Court. This exclusive learning experience will enhance students' research and analysis skills, develop critical thinking, and improve their teamwork and presentational proficiency. All this in the heart of America’s capital.
Gain a deeper understanding of America's political arena through workshops, lectures and tours of its iconic monuments and vast museums.
Act out the role of a CIA intelligence analyst at the Spy Museum.
Experience a courtroom lecture designed to introduce the judicial functions of the supreme court.
Analyze texts, documents, ancient maps, declassified government documents and more at the National Archives, The Library of Congress and Museum.
Visit the must-see attractions of The White House, the National Mall, and the memorials of past leaders.
Learn more about American history and the founding of its Government, Constitution and Justice system.
Engage in workshops at a selection of museums dedicated to the scientific, cultural, social, technological and political development of the United States.