Armed Services Committee

Armed Services Committee

The Armed Services Committee has jurisdiction over legislation related to the Department of Defense, the selective service, interoceanic canals, miltary applications of nuclear energy, and the “pay, promotion, retirement, and other benefits and privileges of members of the armed forces”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

The committee that monitors legislation on education, child labor, school food programs, workers’ compensation, vocational rehabilitation, labor wages and hours, and work incentive programs.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Education

Senate Republican Conference

Senate Republican Conference

The SRC assists Republican senators with communicating “their priorities… to their constituents by offering a full range of communications resources, including television and radio capabilities, multimedia and online assistance, graphic design, and Spanish language services.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Matters relating to the Archives of the United States, the census and the collection of statistics, Federal Civil Service, municipal affairs of the District of Columbia, and the Postal Service are within the legislative jurisdiction of the Committee on Governmental Affairs.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate Committees

The Office of the Democratic Whip

The Office of the Democratic Whip

The official site of The Whip, the second ranking position among House Democrats, who is charged with mobilizing the party vote and coordinating strategy within the Caucus. Features on this site include statements and speeches of the Whip and editorials on topics including fiscal responsibility and election reform.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

The committee that monitors legislation on banks, financial institutions, control of prices of commodities, deposit insurance, economic stabilization and defense production, export and foreign trade promotion, federal monetary policy including the Federal Reserve System, financial aid to commerce and industry, issuance and redemption of notes, publ …
Subject: Business & Economics–Banking; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate Committees; Science & Technology–Transportation

U.S. Army Military History Institute

U.S. Army Military History Institute

“MHI serves as the primary research facility for the historical study of the US Army in order to foster a greater understanding of the Army’s role in our nation’s history and in its future.” Includes an extensive collection of military history bibliographies, and links to relevant sites.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

U.S. Army Center of Military History

U.S. Army Center of Military History

This site is an essential starting point for research in American military history. It offers a number of online reference texts and documents, online finding aids for US Army archives, FAQs, links to other relevant sites, and a how-to page for people seeking historical information about American military history.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

U.S. Military Operations

U.S. Military Operations

Military information and analysis, news articles, weapon systems, links to other relevant sites, and historical background on U.S. military operations historical and current. Full text field and training manuals for U.S. armed forces.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Directory of “names of those lost during the Vietnam Conflict.” Browsable by name and searchable by name, branch of service, hometown and state.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Vietnam War; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military

American Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!

American Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!

This somewhat cynical but extremely informative site gives a detailed history of women in the military. It breaks the information down by conflict/war and names the famous women involved in each.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

African American History and the Civil War

African American History and the Civil War

Contains information about African-Americans in the Civil War as well as a summary of their service throughout American history.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Military; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Center for the Study of Intelligence

CSI is a governmental organization charged with researching the history of the American intelligence community. Their site includes a variety of online texts and documents, most covering the period of the Cold War.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies

Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies

“The Library of Congress has extensive resources for the study of the United States presidents and first ladies. Frequent requests for presidential portraits inspired Prints and Photographs Division staff to compile this ready reference aid of formal and informal pictures in the division’s custody. The selected images include at least one likeness …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch

Library of Congress

Library of Congress

“The Library of Congress is using the World Wide Web (WWW) to present information about and materials from its collections over the Internet.” It’s also possible to view Internet exhibits that cover American history, get legislative information, access resources for researchers and information professionals, and find out more about the Library of …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Congressional Agencies; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries Around The World

USA.gov

USA.gov

The U.S. Government’s official web portal providing links to key information for citizens, businesses and nonprofits, government employees and visitors to the U.S. Includes a government agency index and topical list of available resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Science & Technology; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections; Education–Higher Education–Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic; Money And Work–Consumer Information; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Space; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology; Money And Work–Student Aid; Health And Sexuality–Nutrition; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Travel; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics