United States Government & Law

Avalon Project at the Yale Law School
"The Avalon Project will mount digital documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government."http://avalon.law.yale.edu/about/purpose.asp

Ben's Guide to the US Government
Provides information about the government for ages 4-14+ including games as well as U.S. government web sites for kids and educators. http://bensguide.gpo.gov/

Center for Civic Education
Promotes the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries. http://www.civiced.org

This the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. https://www.congress.gov/

FBI Kids Page
Learn about the FBI through games, stories and interactives. http://www.fbi.gov/fun-games/kids/

FDsys (Federal Digital System)
The Official web site of the U.S. Government Printing Office. Nearly all recent major printings are available in thousands of downloadable PDF documents. http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/

Government Databases - Education and Children
A selected number of government databases, considered substantial research sources, dealing with education and other children's issues. http://library.stmarytx.edu/acadlib/doc/electronic/dbeduc.htm

Kids.gov provides links to government and other kids' sites and is arranged by Grades K-5, Grades 6-8 and educators. http://kids.usa.gov/

Kids in the House
Provides educatonal informaton about the legislative branc of the United States Government by the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. Covers the role of the U.S. House of Respresntataives, the legislative process, and House history for students and teachers. http://kids.clerk.house.gov/

National Archives and Records Administration
NARA is the official repository of U.S. government documents. The Online Exhibit Hall, Research Room, and Digital Classroom are excellent resources for students and teachers. http://www.archives.gov/index.html

Our Government
A powerful gateway site with links to dozens of other government sites: National Security Council, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, and several others.

Full access to legislative information, including bills before congress, voting records of legislators, records of committee activity, and more. This resource is being replaced with Congress.gov but all the materials has not been transferred over. http://thomas.loc.gov

U.S. Department of Education
Find out about funding opportunities, the president's priorities about education, student financial assistance, research statistics, current events, and much more. http://www.ed.gov

U.S. Department of State
Offers a vast amount of resources on foreign relations, travel, international issues, history, and more. http://www.state.gov/

USA.gov provides links for citizens (including kids, teens, parents, seniors, etc.), business and nonprofits, for government employees and visitiors to the United States. http://www.usa.gov/

The White House
An accessible site that contains a variety of information, news, and links related to the President and the White House Administration. http://www.whitehouse.gov/


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Tom Ambrosi, Reference Librarian
Email: tambrosi@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-7861
Fax: 218-726-7481
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