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Google Uncle Sam
http://www.google.com/ig/usgov

FirstGov
http://www.usa.gov

Executive Branch and the Presidency

Presidency
The White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov

Presidential History
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/text/index.html

U.S. Presidents
http://www.millercenter.virginia.edu/academic/americanpresident/
http://www.ipl.org/div/potus

Presidential Libraries
http://www.archives.gov/presidential-libraries/

Commission on Presidential Debates
http://www.debates.org

Executive Branch

Department of State
http://www.state.gov

Department of State Major Publications
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/rls/dos/221.htm

Department of State products by subject
http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/

U.S. Government Information
http://america.gov

Middle East Partnership Initiative
http://www.mepi.state.gov

Travel USA
http://www.travel.state.gov

Visa Information
http://unitedstatesvisas.gov

Study USA
http://educationusa.state.gov

Department of Defense
http://www.defenselink.mil

Department of Justice
http://www.usdoj.gov

Department of Homeland Security
http://www.dhs.gov

Citizenship & Immigration Services
http://www.uscis.gov

Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov

Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov

Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov

Department of Treasury
http://www.ustreas.gov

Legislative Branch
The Senate
http://www.senate.gov

The House of Representatives
http://www.house.gov

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov

Thomas (legislative research on the web)
http://thomas.loc.gov

Judicial Branch

The Supreme Court
http://www.supremecourtus.gov

Federal Courts
http://www.uscourts.gov

Judicial Branch Resources
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/judicial.html

State and Local Government
Official Web sites of the different states
http://www.statelocalgov.net/50states-homepages.cfm

National Governors Association
http://www.nga.org

The Council of State Governments
http://www.csg.org/csg/default

Library of Congress on State and Local Governments
http://lcweb.loc.gov/global/state/stategov.html

CIA World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

Department of State on Israel
http://www.state.gov/p/nea/ci/israel

Department of State Consular Information Sheet
http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/israel_westbank_gaza.html

Country Background Notes for Israel
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3581.htm

Library of Congress - Country Study on Israel
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/iltoc.html

Guide to Law Online – Israel
http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/israel.html


U.S. – Israel Foundations

Industrial Research & Development
http://www.birdf.com/

Science Foundation
http://www.bsf.org.il

Agricultural Research & Development Fund
http://www.bard-isus.com

Israel – America Chamber of Commerce
http://www.amcham.co.il

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
http://www.usaid.gov/missions/wbg

U.S. Commercial Service
http://www.buyusa.gov/israel/en

Kids

FirstGov for Kids
http://www.kids.gov

White House Kids
http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/

Kids in the House of Representatives
http://clerkkids.house.gov

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
http://bensguide.gpo.gov

America’s Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Further Resources
U.S. Government Manual, 2006-2007
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/browse-gm-06.html

National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.nara.gov

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
http://www.odci.gov

CIA World Fact book
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Tax issues
http://www.irs.gov

Voice of America
http://www.voanews.com

Languages in the United States
http://www.mla.org/census_main

Ancestry 2000: Where Americans come from
http://www.census.gov/prod/2004pubs/c2kbr-35.pdf

Historical Documents

Historical Documents
Declaration of Independence (English)
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration.html

Constitution (English)
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html
Bill of Rights (English)
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration.html

Declaration of Independence (English)
http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/declaration/declaration.html

Declaration of Independence (Hebrew)
http://israel.usembassy.gov/publish/constitution/us_decl.htm

Constitution (English)
http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/constitution/constitution.html

Constitution (Hebrew)
http://israel.usembassy.gov/ac/Constitution.aspx

U.S Constitution (Arabic) PDF File
http://www.america.gov/ar/publications/books/the-constitution.html

United States: The Constitution 
http://www.loc.gov/law/help/usconlaw/index.php 

Bill of Rights
http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/charters_of_freedom/bill_of_rights/bill_of_rights.html

Bill of Rights (Hebrew and English)
http://israel.usembassy.gov/publish/constitution/p8.html

Flag
http://www.usflag.org/toc.html

Our Flag
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/serialset/cdocuments/sd109-18/sd109-18.pdf (56 pages)

Facts about the United States Flag
http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/nmah/flag.htm


About the national anthem ‘The Star Spangled Banner’
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm065.html http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cocoon/ihas/loc.music.sm1885.04371/default.html http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?ID=298

Statue of Liberty
http://www.nps.gov/stli/prod02.htm