In case of emergency, declare it! What are the powers of the U.S. government during times of unexpected emergencies? Use this printable infographic to help your students understand when a state of emergency can be declared, and what resources that declaration provides for response.
**Need reinforcements?? Have your students practice their new knowledge by applying real situations to the infographic with our Google Slide deck activity. Students will research a current or past situation that activated a state of emergency and find all the steps and outcomes of that declaration.
iCivics en español! A version of this infographic is available in Spanish along with a Spanish Teacher’s Guide.