Government / History

U.S. History in Context
U.S. History in Context delivers comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results from the most extensive online collection of historical information available today.

World History in Context
World History in Context is a comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content that supports today’s history research requirements.

The U. S. Government's official web portal providing links to various government branches and agencies, as well as to state, local, and tribal governments. It also provides other U.S. Government information and resources.

The Library of Congress
Offers access to the Library of Congress catalogs, American Memory, historic maps, photos, documents, audio and video, Thomas legislative information, resources for kids and families, researchers, teachers, and many more resources.

Background Notes
Prepared by the regional bureaus of the US Dept. of State, the notes are factual publications about the land, people, history, government, economics, etc., of independent states of the world, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. Also has information on travel and living abroad, passports and visas.

Ben's Guide to the United States Government for Kids
Describes how the U. S. government works and shows students how to use the GPO's Access to locate primary source materials for school assignments K-12.

Census Bureau
Primary online resource for U.S. Census data.

Source for data of all kinds collected and funded by Federal government agencies.

Digital History
Historical resources for teachers and students provided through partnerships with a variety of museums and archives.

Embassy World
Searchable database of the world's embassies and consulates.
A compilation of data and statistics from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF, and OECD.

Smithsonian Institution
The National Museum of Natural History. Covers many topics in history and culture, science, and art. Includes a link for students to explore and learn.

Last updated on October 15, 2015

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