An official government Web site providing a citizen's guide
for contributing to candidates, using FEC services, and working
with candidates and political parties. The site also offers
a voter registration form for downloading.
Gives an informative description of the role of the DOJ within
the U.S. government. The site provides links to information
on the current attorney general, the department's various
organizations, and its current issues and press releases.
A comprehensive central access point for locating and acquiring
government information. It provides a one-stop location for
the public to locate, order, and receive U.S. government information.
the background of the CIA, read recent publications, speeches,
and press releases, and visit the CIA’s Homepage for kids.
Provides teachers with a full range of resources and activities
to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases, helping
students explore the key issues of each case. The "Resources"
section features basic building blocks such as background
summaries and excerpts of opinions that can be used in multiple
ways. The "Activities" section contains a range
of short activities and in-depth lessons that can be completed
with students. The Web site features key cases mandated by
Bureau of Investigation
this site, explore major investigations currently underway,
check the FBI’s "Most Wanted" list of criminals,
or visit the library of recent articles on law enforcement
and safety issues. This site also includes an educational
page with resources for students and teachers.
Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services Home Page
in-depth presentation of immigration in our country, including
services and benefits, law enforcement and border management,
and historical information about immigration. This site also
provides information on genealogical research and links to
other government sites.
Aeronautics and Space Administration
site features an online newsletter, updated daily, containing
the latest news about NASA science and technology. It also
includes educational resources, a special site for kids, and
links to other NASA Web sites.
Democratic Party Online
site provides a detailed summary of the U.S. Democratic Party.
It highlights the party’s platform, accomplishments, and current
political news, and gives links to Democratic Party sites
at the state, county, and local levels.
Republican National Committee
this site, learn about the Republican Party’s platform and
visit the News Room to read current articles and updates.
This site also contains audio and video archives through which
you can watch and listen to important party speeches and events.
Federal Judicial Center
the background and responsibilities of the Federal Judicial
Center. Read publications concerning various legal issues
or navigate the site’s other court-related links.
the history of the UN, read UN news and documents, or learn
more about any one of its five branches—Peace and Security,
International Law, Humanitarian Affairs, Human Rights, and
Economic and Social Development.
States House of Representatives
site presents a summary of House operations, including the
proposed schedule for the week and coverage of up-to-date
events on the House floor. It also provides access to information
about bills and resolutions being considered in Congress,
a searchable archive, and an opportunity to write to representatives.
on this site include a link called This Week in History
and a link to Senate art. You can track the legislative
activities of the Senate or find out how to contact your senators.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
site provides a short history of NATO and a brief introduction
to its main policies. Read about NATO’s structure, members,
and current activities, or search an archive of official documents
and NATO publications.
to the White House
site includes an informative link to the current president
and vice president, an Interactive Citizens’ Handbook, information
about White House history and tours, a virtual library, and
and Political Campaigns
about the background of politics and the formation of political
parties, view a time line of our government’s history, and
access links to important political personalities from the
past and present.
extensive source of information and statistics, this site
includes population and business figures, geography links,
news releases, and more.
Documents of U.S. Democracy
site provides online access to historical U.S. documents.
The documents span a variety of topics, such as economic,
demographic, legislative and legal, and regulatory issues,
and include papers from the office of the president.