Government-United States Resources

All Things Political 
This directory guides users to the government homepages of cities, counties and states. It also provides links to local government agencies and associations.

Subject: Government--US Local Government; Government--US State & Regional
This is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service. It is usually updated the morning after a session adjourns.

Federal Judicial Center 
This site has biographies about justices, historical and educational materials about the Supreme Court. Established by Congress in 1967.

Subject: Government; Government--US Federal Government--Judicial Branch (Courts); Government--US Federal Government

National Center for Education Statistics 
"NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations." This site contains statistical information on all levels of education. The site includes an encyclopedia of education statistics, an FAQ, activities for children, and a catalog of NCES publications.

Subject: Government--Statistics; Executive Branch--Agencies--Information Services;

The Office of Immigration Statistics- Published Reports 
The Office of Immigration Statistics publishes statistical information about "foreign nationals who enter or attempt to enter the United States for temporary or permanent residence through a variety of status categories, as well as subsequent actions such as apprehension, removal, or naturalization."

Subject: Government--Statistics;

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations 
Areas of jurisdiction of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations include acquisition of land and buildings for embassies, the international activities of the American National Red Cross, international aspects of nuclear energy, the International Monetary Fund, intervention abroad and declarations of war, and the protection of United States citizens abroad. 

Subject: Political Science--Foreign Policy & International Relations; Government--US Federal Government--Legislative Branch--Senate Committees;


The ShareAmerica team is part of the Bureau of International Information Programs, which works with U.S. embassies and consulates in more than 140 countries to engage with people around the globe on U.S. foreign policy and American society. It contains stories and images on important topics like democracy, freedom of expression, innovation, entrepreneurship, education, and the role of civil society..

Subject: Executive Branch--Departments; Political Science--Foreign Policy & International Relations;

The United States Army Homepage 
This official homepage of the United State Army contains news, videos, job and enlistment information, divided into different regions of the world, information about life in the army and military history, reference and FAQs.

Subject: Government--Military--Military History; Government--Military;

U.S. Courts: Federal Judiciary Homepage 
This site is the homepage for the Federal Judiciary, with links to the Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, s Bankruptcy, and District Courts.

Subject: Government; Government--US Federal Government--Judicial Branch (Courts); Government--US Federal Government;

U.S. Department of Defense 
This website is the main site for the United States Department of Defense. It includes news related to the Dept. of Defense and links to the agencies and military areas (Army, Navy Airforce, etc.) and currently a section on the War on Terror.

Subject: Executive Branch--Agencies--Defenses and Security; Executive Branch--Departments; Government--US Federal Government--US Military;

U.S. Department of State: Foreign Press Centers 
This site is sponsored by The Foreign Press Centers whose mission is to deepen understanding of U.S. policy and American values through engagement with foreign media providing clear and accurate understanding of policy and American values to global audiences via first-hand access. Subjects include the economy, energy and the environment, foreign policy, healthcare, immigration, the Middle East, among others.

Subject: Executive Branch--Departments; Political Science--Foreign Policy & International Relations;

U.S. Department of Treasury 
This official site of the federal Treasury Department provides pages for the IRS, Federal Income Tax, Treasury Forms, Treasury Securities, Savings Bonds, Secret Service, Seized Property Auctions, Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and Frequently Asked Questions.

Subject: Executive Branch--Departments; Government--US Federal Government;