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Citizens Party Vote Citizens.org

Citizens Party Vote Citizens.org

The Citizens Party of the United States (Citizens Party) is a contemporary political party in the United States. Founded by Michael Thompson in Wayne, Pennsylvania in 2004 as the New American Independent Party (NAIP), the first meeting took place in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania on the day of the general election in 2004. The New American Independent …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

U.S. Government Printing Office — Core Documents of Our Democracy

U.S. Government Printing Office — Core Documents of Our Democracy

Texts of historical and current government documents, including: Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the U.S., Articles of Confederation, Gettysburg Address, Supreme Court Decisions, Economic Indicators, Government Manual, Statistical Abstract of the United States, and the federal budget.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

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

Medieval English Towns

Medieval English Towns

“Historical information about English cities and towns in the Middle Ages, with emphasis on medieval boroughs of East Anglia and on social, political and constitutional history. Includes primary material.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

The National Security Archive

The National Security Archive

“The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).” View selected documents at this site on topics ranging from the Cuban Mis …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak

This article in The Nation describes how “cyber-pragmatism,” or dissemination of historical examples of nonviolent social activists such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King and organization of protests, through social media influenced the revolt in Egypt.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts

New York Times reporter Jennifer Preston takes a look at Facebook’s response — of lack thereof — to the revolution in Egypt.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

ThisNation.com

ThisNation.com

ThisNation.com offers a free online American government & politics “textbook,” a historical & political documents archive and other resources for students, teachers and those generally interested in “this nation.” The site includes a library of such items as the text of presidential inaugural addresses, important documents in US political histo …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

BBC News – South Sudan Referendum

BBC News – South Sudan Referendum

Coverage of the voting, latest information, background on the referendum, and editorials. From the British Broadcasting Company (BBC).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics

Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History

Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History

A National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book containing documents detailing “U.S. government accounts of the infamous military assault by the Chinese government on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square in Beijing in June 1989.” The previously classified documents also cover “the student demonstrations in late 1985 and …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

The Green Papers: United States Elections

The Green Papers: United States Elections

“This site is dedicated to the dissemination of facts, figures, tidbits and commentary on the campaigns leading to mid-term and presidential elections of the United States.” Extensive coverage of primaries & caucuses, national conventions, and the general election, with information on the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green, and Reform parti …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

The Delphi Method: Techniques and Applications

The Delphi Method: Techniques and Applications

Free online version of the 1975 book consisting of various authors’ analysis of the Delphi method, a predictive technique relying on groups of experts. Includes PDF versions of all chapters.
Subject: Business & Economics; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science

ipl: Election and Voting Resources

ipl2: Election and Voting Resources

This is a selection of highly useful resources on upcoming Unites States elections. Find here assistance with voter registration, finding your ballot, finding your polling place or station, learning about issues and candidates, and more!
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

Democratic Policy Committee

Democratic Policy Committee

“The Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) is the policy and research arm of Senate Democrats. Established by an Act of Congress in 1947, the DPC serves as a centralized source of information for all Senate Democratic offices and helps promote Democratic policies through hearings, special events, publications, and graphics services.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate

The Voternetwork

The Voternetwork

“The Voternetwork is a non-partisan national platform that connects American citizens with key election information and alerts.” The site focuses on increasing political awareness among 18 to 24-year-olds.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

Can I Vote

Can I Vote

Run by the National Association of Secretaries of State, Can I Vote contains state-by-state voting and voter registration information including polling places, and absentee voting.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

Republican National Committee

Republican National Committee

“The Republican National Committee (RNC) is the governing organization of the Republican Party. It is the official national party-building and campaign support organization. The RNC works actively with state and local Republican organizations to elect Republican candidates to office, from the local courthouse to the White House.” Here you can join …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

US and Virginia Election Data

US and Virginia Election Data

Contains election data from Virginia’s elections from 1984-1996, for President, Senator, Representative, Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and General Assembly (Senate and House). Also includes a link to a restricted access database of U.S. Election data from 1788-1990.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

Electoral College

Electoral College

The Office of the Federal Register coordinates the functions of the United States Electoral College. This website includes a variety of information and statistics on presidential elections, past and present, including historical results, relevant laws and procedures, and current electoral votes by state.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

Election 2008

Election 2008

Follows the changes in the 2008 presidential, house, and senate races. View graphs of state polls and animated maps that demonstrate voter trends.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

NIRA’s World Directory of Think Tanks

NIRA’s World Directory of Think Tanks

Find information on more than 500 policy organizations in over 100 countries, organized by country. Each entry includes contact information, areas of research/focus, history, staffing, funding sources, and publication information.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Think Tanks

International Freedom of Expression eXchange

International Freedom of Expression eXchange

The International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX) is a global network of organizations that promote and defend freedom of expression. IFEX runs an alert service that monitors attacks on journalists, writers and others. Users can find current information on human rights abuses arranged by region. The website is available in English, French a …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

The Note – ABC News’ The Note: First Source for Political News

The Note – ABC News’ The Note: First Source for Political News

Like a weblog, but without feedback, The Note summarizes the morning news, i.e., it provides commentary, notification, and weblinks on the news that TV’s ABC New’s Political Unit, a group of news producers and researchers, thinks people should know about that morning.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News

NARA U.S. Electoral College

NARA U.S. Electoral College

This site contains historical and current information on the Electoral College from the National Archives and Records Administration.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)–History

Labor Party

Labor Party

The Labor Party is a new party that believes in the “issues most important to working people ??? trade, health care, and the rights to organize, bargain and strike.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

The American Party

The American Party

The American Party has a permanent platform that includes anti-globalism, religious faith and the right to bear arms.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

American Patriot Party

American Patriot Party

The American Patriot Party, which America’s Party merged into, emphasizes the U.S. Constitution and State’s rights.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

Democratic Socialists of America

Democratic Socialists of America

“Democratic Socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically???to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

Libertarian Party

Libertarian Party

The Libertarian Party’s mission includes individual liberty and personal responsibility, a free-market economy, and a foreign policy of non-intervention and free trade.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

American Reform Party

American Reform Party

The ARP split from the Reform Party in 1997; their platform includes elimination of the national debt and a simplified tax code.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

Constitution Party National Political Headquarters

Constitution Party National Political Headquarters

The party states, “It is our goal to limit the federal government to its delegated, enumerated, Constitutional functions and to restore American jurisprudence to its original Biblical common-law foundations.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

Political Parties of the Americas

Political Parties of the Americas

Users can select a country in the Northern Hemisphere and view an index to that country’s political parties. Information includes links to party sites, e-mail addresses, and year of founding.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

The 50 States Pages, Politics1.com

The 50 States Pages, Politics1.com

Politics1 is a “non-partisan public service to promote fully informed decision-making by the American electorate.” This page includes an index of U.S. States; each state page lists elected officers’ party affiliation and campaign website.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)–State Parties

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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, the protection of United States citizens a …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Foreign Policy & International Relations; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate Committees

U.S. Senate Democratic Leadership Committees

U.S. Senate Democratic Leadership Committees

Features a resource center with current floor charts, fact sheets, and other materials used by Democratic Senators. Also includes press releases and other news from the Democratic Party.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate

National Republican Senatorial Committee

National Republican Senatorial Committee

Republican-oriented view of Senate races, election results, conservative issues, political links and how to get involved in Republican politics. Website presents news and information on local and national races from a Republican perspective, and encourages individual participation in the political process.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate

Senate Republican Policy Committee (RPC)

Senate Republican Policy Committee (RPC)

“RPC prepares a Legislative Notice for every major bill awaiting Senate Floor action that includes a summary of the bill provisions, related background information and anticipated amendments. The notices are placed on each GOP Senator’s desk on the Senate floor and delivered to each Senate Republican office.” The site also includes policy papers th …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate

House Committee on International Relations

House Committee on International Relations

This is the House Committee with jurisdiction over matters including relations with foreign nations, embassies, national border lines, exports, foreign loans, international conferences, international education, declarations of war, the American National Red Cross, and the United Nations.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Foreign Policy & International Relations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War

The Green Party of the U.S. Official Site

The Green Party of the U.S. Official Site

Perhaps the best-known independent party in the U.S., the Green Party emphasizes social and ecological issues. The site contains party ads, publications, and opportunities to donate and become involved.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

LOC???s List of References

LOC???s List of References

This site contains a brief, annotated list of references to the political parties.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)–History

Senate Page on the History of Political Parties

Senate Page on the History of Political Parties

???A political party is made up of individuals who organize to win elections, operate government, and influence public policy. The Democratic and Republican parties are currently the primary parties in Congress.??? This site contains links to information on the history of political parties in the Senate, along with an extensive bibliography on the …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)–History

On Liberty

On Liberty

The 1909 edition of a 19th century essay concerning liberty and the power/limits of government on the individual and society.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical

Wealth of Nations

Wealth of Nations

Here is Adam Smith’s 1776 “inguiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations” broken down into hyper-linked chapters.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical

Manifesto of the Communist Party

Manifesto of the Communist Party

“This is a hypertext version (1995) of the Manifesto of the Communist Party. It reproduces the English translation of 1888 published in Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, Collected Works.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics

News briefs, projects, models, and publications from the Brookings’s Center on Social and Economic Dynamics. This public law organization applies the study of complexity to public policy, mainly through computational modeling and simulation.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Think Tanks; Business & Economics–Economics

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Home Page

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Home Page

“This website contains the most comprehensive collection of translations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948. Over 250 different language versions are available in HTML, PDF and graphical forms.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical