Just like civilization in Modern era still having some functioning buildings from Prehistoric era, and few more obsolete, that never got removed Can be civics sorted like this: It seems like there are 3 major groups. Primary: Government, Rule, Power, Military, Religion - Politics Secondary: Society, Economy, Welfare, Currency, Labor - Socioeconomics. Tetritary: Garbage, Immigration, Language, Education, Agriculture - Miscellaneous. That is all political civics would be grouped in one place, just like socioeconomical civics and miscellaneous civics. That is it would look like this: Government, Rule, Power, Military, Religion, Economy, Currency, Welfare, Society, Labor, Education, Language, Immigration, Agriculture, Garbage. That would require sorting in CIV4CivicOptionInfos.xml in gameinfo folder.