Federal Election Commission
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
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.
Explore the background of the
CIA, read recent publications, speeches, and press releases,
and visit the CIA's Homepage for kids.
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 state standards.
Bureau of Investigation
At 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.
Aeronautics and Space Administration
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
This 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
At 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
Explore the background and
responsibilities of the Federal Judicial Center. Read
publications concerning various legal issues or navigate the
site's other court-related links.
Research 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
This 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.
Features 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
This 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
This 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 much more.
An extensive source of information and
statistics, this site includes population and business
figures, geography links, news releases, and more.