American History and Government

History and government of the United States including the flag, the Presidency, Congress, the Supreme Court, and significant documents.

America's story taken from historical audio, video, and film, primary source materials.

July 29, 2003

The purpose of these pages is to present a series of web guides on the decades of the twentieth century. The pages are being prepared by the Reference Librarians. Period pictures used are those of the family of the web author(s).

July 29, 2003

American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.

July 29, 2003

This web site, created for the television series, contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, plus these additional resources: Biographical facts, Key events of each presidency, Presidential places, Reference.

July 29, 2003

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids on GPO Access provides a basic introduction to the Federal Government.

July 29, 2003

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present.

July 29, 2003

FedStats provides easy access to statistics and information produced by more than 100 U.S. Federal Government agencies.

July 29, 2003

Companion web site to sixteen part PBS series on United States history.

July 29, 2003

Public Affairs Section Stockholm - Information compiled from The World Almanac and book of facts and The Flag of the United States of America web page maintained by Duane Streufert at http://www.icss.com/usflag

August 1, 2003

Welcome to the Office of the Clerk's official children's Web site. The Clerk is an officer in the United States House of Representatives. Explore the role the Office of the Clerk plays in the U.S. House of Representatives. Learn about the legislative process and its effect on you. Experience the exciting world of government like you never have before.

August 8, 2003

Mr. President: Fun Facts About Our Nation's Leaders

June 7, 2007

The Partners in Education program connects schools, teachers, and students with free Army National Guard educational resources, from classroom presentations to programs for at-risk youth. Through the Career Mentor volunteer database, educators and students can learn more about the diverse civilian occupations held by members of the Guard.

October 21, 2011

OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.

August 8, 2003

Information on the American Presidency from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

December 9, 2005

The Gilder Lehrman Collection, exceeding 40,000 items, documents the political and social history of the United States. Consisting of letters and diaries, maps, pamphlets, sketchbooks, printed books, photographs and other materials, the collection is particularly rich in the revolutionary, early national, antebellum, and Civil War periods

August 8, 2003

Learn about the flag that inspired America's national anthem.

August 8, 2003

Current US Federal legislative Information. Bills, Laws, Congressional Record, reports, and links to further information.

August 8, 2003

A Chronology of US Historical Documents.

August 8, 2003

Provides educational information geared for children about the President, the White House, and the President's pets and animals, Spotty, Barney, India and Ofelia.

August 8, 2003
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