Annenberg Classroom


The Annenberg Classroom site connects award-winning, comprehensive curriculum on the Constitution and its amendments to daily civics news and student discussion. Their nonpartisan writers sift through national and local news and select current events expressly for social studies classrooms.  And twice weekly, they write an article on a portion of this news with links to multimedia curriculum.

C-SPAN Classroom


C-SPAN Classroom is a free membership service with resources for teaching and learning civics and U.S. government, for students and social studies teachers. Our mission is to enhance the teaching of social studies through C-SPAN’s primary source programming and websites.

California Governor’s Office

Official site of the Office the Governor, providing information about the administration, issues, statements, and programs.

California State Assembly

CAAssemblyWelcome to the California State Assembly’s homepage. Here, you will find information on legislation, your Assemblymember’s contact information and website, as well as links to other government resources and information on the Assembly’s personnel and expenditures.

California State Legislative

CALegisWelcome to the California State Legislature web site, the gateway to California's Legislative web sites. For an overview of the legislative process in California, please visit the Citizen's guide to the legislative process at the Capitol Museum website.

California State Senate

CASenateEach California Senator represents 931,349 Californians. On each Senators' Home Page you will find his/her email address, Capitol and District addresses and phone numbers, a map of the district, the Member's biography, a list of all the legislation authored by that Senator and more.


CountrywatchCountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data through its suite of products to over 4000 clients including public and private sector organizations with overseas operations and global interests.

Cyber Nations


Cyber Nations is a free persistent browser-based nation simulation game. Create a nation anywhere in the world and decide how you will rule your people by choosing a government type, a national religion, ethnicity, tax rate, currency type, and more in this geo-political nation simulator.

Electoral College


The Electoral College was established by the founding fathers as a compromise between election of the president by Congress and election by popular vote. Read more about how the terms "Elector" and "Electoral College" came into usage.

Project Vote Smart

VoteSmartAt Project Vote Smart, Americans young and old volunteer their time, take no money from special interests groups, and are committed to providing you with the most relevant, unbiased information on over 40,000 candidates and officials.

Supreme Court History

AboutThis site will help students appreciate the grandeur of the Supreme Court and understand how the Court -- constitutionally equal to the Presidency and the Congress -- developed historically and how it works today.

U.S. House of Representatives

US HouseElected to a two-year term, each U.S. House of Representatives member serves the people of a specific congressional district by introducing bills and serving on committees, among other duties.

U.S. Senate

US SenateVisit States in the Senate to learn about the men and women who have represented each state in the United States Senate. Scroll through a timeline of milestones and significant events. Learn how each state helped shape the Senate, and how the Senate influenced each state.

United States & World Population Clock

US CensusThe U.S. & World Population Clock shows a series of projections for the resident population of the United States and throughout the world. This includes people whose usual residence is in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. These projections do not include members of the Armed Forces overseas, their dependents, or other U.S. citizens residing outside the United States.


As the U.S. Government's official web portal, makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. We provide trusted, timely, valuable government information and services when and where you want them.

White House, The

WhiteHouseEvery president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls. From the Ground Floor Corridor rooms, transformed from their early use as service areas, to the State Floor rooms, where countless leaders and dignitaries have been entertained, the White House is both the home of the President of the United States his family and a museum of American history. The White House is a place where history continues to unfold.