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WEBSITES

AmericanPresident.org

(http://www.americanpresident.org)
Biographical information about the U.S. Presidents, the issues that were current to each presidency and the members of each cabinet.

USA.gov

(http://www.usa.gov/)
The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
Includes a searchable database of government websites, also organized by topic and subject area.

First Ladies of the United States

(http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/first_ladies/)

League of Women Voters

(http://lwv.org)
Up to date information on current public policy issues and ways to participate in the democratic process.

The Official State of New Jersey Website

(http://www.state.nj.us/nj/gov/)
Information on local, state and federal offices, links to state programs and other topics including; immigration information, jury duty, state income tax returns, passports and voter registration.

Our Documents

(http://www.ourdocuments.gov/index.php?flash=true&)
This site contains 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965 and can provide information on historical figures where not a lot of information is readily available.

Project Vote Smart

(http://www.votesmart.org/)
Information on the election process, current political issues and candidate information for federal, state and local elections.

Supreme Court Collection

(http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/)
A list of historic Supreme Court decisions by topic from the Cornell University Law School.
 

BIOGRAPHIES

Academy of Achievement

(http://www.achievement.org/galleryachieve.html)

Biography.com

(http://www.biography.com)
A searchable database of 25,000 notable people from the past and present.

Infoplease Almanac

(http://www.infoplease.com/people.html)
Concise biographies of more than 30,000 people.



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