Homework Help - Government, States and Leaders
Biographical information about the U.S. Presidents, the issues that were
current to each presidency and the members of each cabinet.
The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
Includes a searchable database of government websites, also organized by
topic and subject area.
Justice Learning is an issue-based approach for engaging high school
students in informed political discourse. The website uses audio from NPR’s
Justice Talking radio show and articles from The New York Times to teach
students about reasoned debate and the often-conflicting values inherent in
Up to date information on current public policy issues and ways to
participate in the democratic process.
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.
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.
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does not take positions on policy issues.
Information on the election process, current political issues and candidate
information for federal, state and local elections.
A list of historic Supreme Court decisions by topic from the Cornell University Law School.
A searchable database of 25,000 notable people from the past and present.
Concise biographies of more than 30,000 people.