Political Science 121: Introduction to U.S. Government and
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Journal articles cover the most current and controversial
issues. Users may browse through articles in the current issue
or search for past articles using words, dates or other
Public Policy Institute of California
California Think Tank
This collection of California state policy,
research and statistical reports covers subjects such as economic
development, education, employment, environment,
government/politics, health, housing, infrastructure
(transportation, water, etc.), immigration
Voice of San Diego
San Diego's independent,
non-profit daily news and commentary website
The Articles of
Avalon Yale Project provides the text of
the Articles of Confederation which was the first constitution
of the United States from 1781 to 1789. Includes links to the
U.S. Consititution and the Annapolis Convention where delegates
met to discuss how to address defects in the federal
Biographical Directory of
the United States Congress
The directory allows users to search for
current and former members of Congress (1774-present) by name,
position, or state. Information provided includes birth and
death dates, education, employment and election history.
Released by Senators Tom Daschle and Harry
Reid, this website provides unprecedented access to these
non-partisan research reports. About 300 reports, or 10% of the
total number, are presented. Either search or browse by subject,
name, or number.
The Constitution of the
Includes the full text of the Constitution
with the names of the signers as well as links to the Bill of
Rights (the first ten amendments) and the other 17 amendments.
The site allows the user to search the Constitution for specific
words or passages. Also includes additional information about
the Constitution and its creation.
The Declaration of
Provides the text of the Declaration of
Independence with the names of the signers and additional
information on how it came about.
Considered one of the best government
sites, this page includes Federal sites by branch of government,
consortium and quasi-official agencies, and independent
establishments and government corporations.