American Government Resources
Try GovSpot a
site that simplifies the search for government Web sites and documents,
facts and figures, news, public policy information,
political organizations and much more.
Libraries--Take an inside look at the administrations of some
of America's chief executives.
White House--Tour the home of America's First Family.
of the United States--A conplete guide to the American
presidents containing information about their life and their
accomplishments both in office and out of office.
Years Later--The Washington Post commemorates the
twenty-fifth anniversary of its most famous story.
Economics and Statistics--The USDA Economics and Statistics
System contains nearly 300 reports from the economics agencies of the
U.S. Department of Agriculture, covering U.S. and international
agriculture and related topics.
of the Census--The home of the nation's statistical
Institute of Standards and Technology--The NIST works with
industry to develop and apply technology, measurements and standards.
and Trademark Office--Contains information regarding both
patents and trademarks promoting an understanding of intellectual
Security Administration--Social Security Online is the
official Web site of the Social Security Administration.
Bureau of Investigation--Examine all aspects of the principal
investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice. Don't
miss the 10 most wanted fugitives!!
of Labor Statistics--Examine the most current labor
statistics in the United States. (Searchable)
Safety and Health Administration--Your guide to the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) who's mission is
to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's
Aviation Administration--A world wide resource that provides
information on all aspects of aviation in the United States.
Digital Daily--Provides broad and immediate access to IRS tax
information and services
of Veterans Affairs--A world wide resource that provides
information on VA programs, veterans benefits, and VA facilities
Email Directory--All Americans should be in contact with
their elected officials. This directory makes it easy. You can also
view the home pages of the Congressmen.
Link--Offers lesson plans and information about the U.S.
Congress and how it works.
Accounting Office --The General Accounting Office is the
investigative arm of Congress. Charged with examining matters relating
to the receipt and disbursement of public funds, GAO performs audits
and evaluations of Government programs and activities.
Printing Office--The Government Printing Office (GPO) prints,
binds, and distributes the publications of the Congress as well as the
executive departments and establishments of the Federal Government.
of Congress--Your guide to the vast resources of America's
largest and most unique library. Search the nation's library without
leaving your desk. Visit some of the unique exhibits.
Legislative Information (US Congress Internet site)--Provides
Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public
including congress, bills, committees, historical documents and the
House of Representatives--Legislative information as well as
information about Members, Committees, and Organizations of the House
and to other U.S. government information resources.
Senate--Provides information from and about the members of
the Senate, Senate Committees, and Senate leadership and support
offices. This evolving service also provides general background
information about U.S. Senate legislative procedures, Senate facilities
in the U.S. Capitol, and the history of the Senate.
Office of the U.S. Courts--Serves as a clearinghouse for
information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government.
Court Decisions--Decisions of the US Supreme Court from 1937
to the present. (Searchable)
Court Justices--Your guide to the present US Supreme Court
Court Resource and US Supreme Court Online--Two
complete guides to the United States Supreme Court.
Federal Government Information Sources
Government Agencies on the Internet--A complete guide to the
U.S. Federal Government Agencies on the Internet.
Information Service-- FedWorld provides a comprehensive
central access point for locating and acquiring government information.
Law and Legal Information
Law Information--Serves in the dissemination of legal
information via the Internet.
Justice Reference Service--The National Institute for Justice
serving as a national and international clearinghouse for the exchange
of information in the criminal justice area
Virtual Library Law Collection--A useful collection of links
to law on the Web (state, federal and international). (Searchable)
Documents--Provides links to 100+ important US documents in
their original, hand-written form; the site also includes tips for
teachers and library media specialists for use of these items in the
curriculum and links to more information about the history and contents
of the documents.
Code--Examine and search the complete US Code.
National Party and Republican
National Party--Visit the official sites of the two major US
Newspapers and Periodicals
All Politics--Current political news from CNN and Time.
Political Index--Up-to-the-minute coverage of the US
political scene utilizing several noted resources.
Vote Smart--Your one-stop shopping center for political
information featuring factual information on elections and political
Iowa State Government
Iowa--The laws of Iowa--completely searchable. Most recent
Civil Right's Commission--An excellent source of civil rights
information (quizzes, publications, information on civil rights law).
General Assembly--Iowa's lawmaking authority.
Iowa--A link to all aspects of Iowa state government.
Updated by Alissa Lewis 2/15/10
East Buchanan Community School Tech Team
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