Learn more about the three branches of government ...
- U.S. Senate
- Senators' Web Pages
- U.S. House of Representatives
- Index to Representatives' Web Pages
- U.S. House of Representatives Roll Call Votes
- U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes
Presidential & White House
- White House website
- Statements of Administration Policy on Non-Appropriations and Appropriations Bills, a resource of the Office of Management and Budget
U.S. Supreme Court
- Supreme Court of the United States: At this offical website, you will find full text of Opinions since 2003 and transcripts of oral arguments of cases before the Court since 2006, as well as information on upcoming cases.
- Supreme Court Opinions: 1893 to date: Findlaw.com is a commercial site, but the opinions may be viewed without cost.
Learn about government and citizenship in general ...
Sites for the Study of Congress
- Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, 1774-present
- Congress.org: A non-partisan internet publication associated with Congressional Quarterly's Roll Call, Congress.org provides updating on actions in Congress.
- Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
- Congressional Record: Text of Congressional speeches and documents since 1994, a publication of the U.S. Government Printing Office.
- CRS (Congressional Research Service) Reports (Selective from 1990): CRS is the public policy research arm of Congress. This legislative branch agency works exclusively for Members of Congress, their committees and their staffs. The CRS does not provide direct public access to its reports, requiring citizens to request them from their members of Congress, but the University of North Texas provides this large, searchable, website of many reports.
- THOMAS: Text of Bills, Public Laws, Committee Reports, etc.: Published by the Library of Congress, this site is provides a searchable collection of documents and teaching resources on how laws are made.
Sites for the Study of the Presidency
- American Presidency Project: A collection of documents related to the presidency.
- The Miller Center's (University of Virginia) History of the American Presidency: a collection of resources useful for classroom study of the history of the Presidents and the presidency.
- Presidential Libraries: The National Archives website with links to all presidential libraries.
- Presidents of the United States: From the Internet Public Library
- Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover through Clinton: Collections of papers as issued by the Office of the Press Secretary.
Sites for Government, Political, and Personal Research
- Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections, delivering accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government, with a commitment to neutrality in its content.
- USA.Gov: This is the government's official web portal to Government Information. A user-friendly website, you will find information on gas prices, student loans, how to get a passport, and other items of importance to consumers.
- United States Government Manual: Comprehensive information on the all agencies of the Federal Government; information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees.
- Vote411.org is a site maintained by the League of Women Voters to provide election information at all levels of government.