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Native American Indian PlentyStuff  I was very happy to learn that materials gathered here -- either created locally or linked-to -- can help people to learn about their lost tribal heritage, and to find tribal contacts. Often I wonder if it is really of any use to anybody.


  1. U.S. Government Manual: Browse the 2001-2002 Edition
  2.   As the official handbook of the Federal Government, the United States Government Manual provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. It also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees. The Manual begins with reprints of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution
  3. U.S. History Capitol Virtual Tour    Welcome to the U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour -- an interactive, user friendly, comprehensive and integrated multimedia tour of the U.S. Capitol.It includes panorama views and historical information about the rooms of the U.S. Capitol, as well as, information about the objects found in those rooms.
  4. United States Economy at a Glance  Economy of the United States
  5. US History Federal Bureau of Investigation  Our mission is to help protect you, your children, your communities, and your businesses from the most dangerous threats facing our nation—from international and domestic terrorists to spies on U.S. soil…from cyber villains to corrupt government officials…from mobsters to violent street gangs…from child predators to serial killers.
  6. US History A Photo Essay on the Great Depression
  7. US History America's Library
  8. US HIstory American History and Art from New England
  9. US History American Memory from the Library of Congress  American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
  10. US History Archiving Early America  Explore the World of Early America  Through the Media of the Day  (newspapers, maps, magazines and writings)
  11. US History Census Bureau Home Page  Our Mission- To serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.  Our Goal- To provide the best mix of timeliness, relevancy, quality, and cost for the data we collect and services we provide
  12. US History CivilWar@Smithsonian  Collecting Preserving, Remembering the National Experience
  13. Biographies of America's Founding Fathers
  14. US History Declaration of Independence  This site provides a wealth of information about the signers of the Declaration, the history of the Declaration, and an online version of the Declaration for you to read.
  15. US History Fedworld Homepage  The FedWorld.gov web site is a gateway to government information. This site is managed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) as part of it's information management mandate.   In 1992, FedWorld was established by The National Technical Information Service (NTIS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government
  16. US History Indian Nations NativeWeb  NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to using telecommunications including computer technology and the Internet to disseminate information from and about indigenous nations, peoples, and organizations around the world; to foster communication between native and non-native peoples; to conduct research involving indigenous peoples' usage of technology and the Internet; and to provide resources, mentoring, and services to facilitate indigenous peoples' use of this technology.
  17. US History Inventing Modern America  nventing Modern America: From the Microwave to the Mouse celebrates the best of American ingenuity and inventiveness. In-depth profiles of 35 inventors tell the often surprising stories of the creation of everyday objects, from Kevlar and the personal computer to the pacemaker. This site explores the life and work of five of these intriguing innovators. Choose one of the inventors' qualities—courageinsightknow-howvision, and perseverance—to find out more. Then check out what you'll find in the rest of the book.
  18. Native American Indian PlentyStuff  I was very happy to learn that materials gathered here -- either created locally or linked-to -- can help people to learn about their lost tribal heritage, and to find tribal contacts. Often I wonder if it is really of any use to anybody.
  19. Secrets, Lies, and Atomic Spies  The program chronicles the lives and covert activities of the so-called "atom spies" in the 1940's, including the big one that got away, Theodore Alvin Hall.
  20. US History PBS | History  PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way. 
  21. US History State Reports Home  Choose your state from the mapand start gathering all the information and images you need to make an A+ state report project for school
  22. US History The American Civil War  The American Civil War (1861 - 1865) was one of the most violent times in the History of the United States. Many books have been written on all aspects of the Civil War. More than 600,000 men gave their lives for their country in this war. This is more lives lost in one war than in all wars and conflicts combined following this period in time. 
  23. US History The Constitution - Full Text  PreambleWe the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
  24. US History The Presidents of the United States  Inside the White House, Tours and Events, White House Internships...
  25. Two Communities in the American Civil War

  26. US History THOMAS -- U.S. Congress on the Internet  THOMAS was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. Since that time THOMAS has expanded the scope of its offerings to include the features and content listed below.
  27. Bills, Resolutions
  28. Activity in Congress
  29. Congressional Record
  30. Schedules, Calendars
  31. Committee Information
  32. Presidential Nominations
  33. Treaties
  34. Government Resources
  35. For Teachers
  36. Help and Contact
  37. Art American History and Art from New England  Explore American History with hands-on activities, exhibits, lessons, historic documents and artifacts.


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