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Thomas' Registry
Legislative information on the Internet allowing one to search for bills from Congress by topic, popular or short title, by bill number or type, and when enacted into law.  It includes house roll call votes by party lines and by name. 

Schoolhouse Rock: How a Bill Becomes a Law-YouTube

Lexisnexis Flowchart

Ben's Guide to Government
Direct link to the grades 9-11 site. Subtopics include: How Laws are made, Historical Documents, Branches of Government, National vs. State Government, Election process, and citizenship.

FirstGov--the official site for U.S. Government information, services, transactions and forms
Launch pad to government information on the Internet with topics from buisness and economy to science and technology.
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Congress Link
Find who your congressman is by typing in your zip code. This is a rich resource of information about the legislative processes of the United States Congress with information on individual congressmen and their views.

Presidential Speeches
Documentary resources dedicated to all 42 American presidents, including presidential speeches, biographies, and other materials related to the presidential office.

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: US Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
There are 111 volumes of Congressional history online covering the time period of 1774-1821, or from the Continental Congress to the 16th Congress.

Congress

House of Representatives

Senate

OpenCongress-Representatives

OpenCongress-Senate

OpenSecrets

Congress Link
Find who your congressman is by typing in your zip code. This is a rich resource of information about the legislative processes of the United States Congress with information on individual congressmen and their views.

Courts

Historic Supreme Court Decisions - by Topic
Search for Supreme Court decisions by selecting the topic of interest.

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez: Supreme Court WWW Resource
Court opinions and multimedia resources on major consititutional issues.

Supreme Court of the United States
Court rules, docket, oral arguments, opinions, case handling guides and more can be found here.

Famous American Trials
Trials such as Scopes, Rosenberg,Salem Witchcraft, My Lai and the Chicago Seven are covered here.

FindLaw: Cases and Codes: Constitution
Specific sections of the Constitution are given here and if you choose one, it will discuss the Supreme Court cases most known for that section.

Milestone Cases in Supreme Court History
Outlines some of the most known Supreme Court Cases and summarizes the issue and its result.

Law/

FindLaw
Find topics on subjects such as: Laws: Cases & Codes (Supreme Court Opinions, Constitution, State Laws), U.S. Federal Government Resources.

Issues--see also Social Issues

Public Agenda
Issue analysis and context in a non-partisan manner. Each topic is divided into 2 subsections, understanding and public opinion.

Directory Of Political Debates & Issues
Links to sites for all sides of an issue.

Politics

Politics 1: Directory ofU.S. Political Parties
Summary of the political platforms of a multitude of political parties in the U. S., including a large number of "third parties".
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Humor

Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonist Index
Political cartoons on current topics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 10/02/2013