This list includes resources that are either published by the U.S. Government or have information on topics related to Federal Government legislation and the three branches of government. To get started on your own learning adventures, check out these resources:
- The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has information on the Supreme Court and Federal Court systems, including their structure and the types of cases that they hear.
- America’s Story from America’s Library is a multimedia site produced by the Library of Congress where you can learn more about amazing Americans, historical facts and features, state information, and much more.
- Children’s Books and Web Sites about the U.S. Government from the U.S. Senate includes Web sites and books for kids and young adults on congress, the Constitution, elections, how Government works, the Presidency, and more.
- Core Documents of Our Democracy from the U.S. Government Publishing Office has links to primary documents from our Nation’s past and present, such as the Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution.
- Kids.gov from USA.gov has information on the Federal Government and our Nation’s history. Explore the social studies area that has updates on current events and includes maps of the states and world.
- Kids in the House from the U.S. House of Representatives has information on legislation for students of all ages.
- The Presidents from the White House has biographical information on each U.S. President and First Lady.
- Smithsonian Kids has links to resources on American history, U.S. Presidents, and more.
- The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center has a video, an activity guide, fun games, and more to help you learn about the Capitol Building and its history.