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C-Span: Public Affairs on the Web
Offered as a public service, C-Span provides viewing access of the political process the U. S. government.

Death Penalty Information
Death penalty information: history, arguments for and against, and more for classroom discussion; provided by Michigan State University.

Elections and Voting: Atlas of Presidential Elections
Resource providing results of U.S. Presidential Elections to the world community. Data is collected from many official sources and presented in one convenient location.
 
Elections: Project Vote Smart
Organization that researches the backgrounds and records of thousands of political candidates and elected officials to discover their voting records, campaign contributions, public statements, biographical data (including their work history) and evaluations of them generated by over 100 competing special interest groups.

Elections and Voting: USA Voter's Guide
Information designed to help voters make a more informed decision in upcoming NATIONAL, STATE and LOCAL elections, providing a way for voters to compare each candidate's position on important issues that are likely to play a part in deciding the outcome of the election.

First Ladies of the United States
Section of whitehouse.gov with biographical information regarding First Ladies. Biographies are from the book The First Ladies, written by Margaret Brown Klapthor and Allida Black, published by the White House Historical Association with the cooperation of the National Geographic Society.
 
Images of the flags of countries around the world. 

GovSpot
A non-partisan government information portal designed to simplify the search for the best and most relevant government information online.

Our Documents
100 milestone documents from United States history.

Political Cartoons
Largest, searchable database of political cartoons, by the best editorial cartoonists in the world.

Political Resources
Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to parties, organizations, governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Presidents of the United States
Section of whitehouse.gov containing biographical information regarding present and past presidents.

Presidents: American Presidents/C-Span
The American Presidents web site, created for the television series, contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, plus additional resources.

Real Clear Politics
"Updated every morning and throughout the day, RCP culls and publishes the best commentary, news, polling data, and links to important resources from all points of the political compass and covering all the important issues of the day. 

State and Local Government on the Net
Provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments.

United States: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Contains many helpful publications including The World Factbook and List of the Leaders of the World.

United States: Congress
U.S. Congress on the Internet. Compiled by the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public.
 
Military branches; official website of The Pentagon. 
 
 
 
 
 

United States: Department of State - Travel
Includes world travel information, including travel warnings and alerts.

United States: Department of the Treasury - Understanding Taxes
Detailed lesson plans, interactive activities, simulations from the educational program Understanding Taxes.
 

United States: Social Security Administration
Extensive collection of history-related materials, both of the institutional history of the Social Security Administration and the history of the Social Security program.
 
Official information and services from the U.S. government; an interagency initiative administered by the U.S. General Services Administration's Office of Citizen Services and Communications.  
 
The official website of The White House and the Office of the President of the United States. 

World Fact Book
A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) publication containing extensive country profile, maps, and more.

Zip Code Information (USPS)
Locate a specific ZIP Code number, all ZIP Code numbers in a city or all cities in a ZIP Code from the United States Postal Service.

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