During a Historic Decisions forum, participants deliberate about the options which were available at the time for addressing a shared ethical dilemma. Engaging with our history through this problem-based approach nurtures the commitment, knowledge, and skills needed for participating in our democracy today. Democracy, understood in this way, is not limited to what governments do, but about how everyday people can make decisions about the challenges of living well together. To learn more, click here to read Historic Decisions: Looking Deliberatively at the Past. Click here to see Creating and Using Historic Decisions Issue Guides: An Online Introduction.