• American FactFinder - Learn about the U.S. Census and get facts about your state.
  • Architect's Virtual Capitol - Tour the Capitol building in Washington DC, including information on the construction of the U.S. Capitol building. (Flash required)
  • Becoming a U.S. Citizen - Learn about the process by which people from other countries become U.S. citizens.
  • Branches of Government - Easy to understand poster explaining the three separate branches of government: Legislative, Executive and Judicial
  • Constitution Day Resources - In celebration of Constitution Day, the Library of Congress has compiled a variety of materials from across its collections.
  • How a Bill Becomes a Law - This easy to understand poster will help explain the process of how a bill becomes a law. 
  • How Do I Become President Poster - Help kids understand the process of becoming President of the United States. Order or download a FREE copy.
  • How Many Congressional Seats Per State - Apportionment is the process of dividing the seats in the House of Representatives among the 50 states based on the population figures collected during the decennial census. This video explains how it works.
  • Inauguration - Learn about this historical day in January and the swearing in of our president.
  • Kids in the House - For Teachers - Get lesson plans, resources, and study aids to help teach kids about the legislative process.
  • The Legislative Process - Videos explaining the different steps of how a bill becomes a law.
  • Midterm Elections - Midterm elections are when we choose members of Congress and state government officials. Learn about midterm elections and why are they important.
  • Presidents - Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Find lessons, primary documents, and artifacts for teaching about George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and other U.S. presidents.
  • Rights of Citizens: The Bill of Rights - How and why do the Bill of Rights in the Constitution protect us?
  • State Legislatures - Information from the websites of the fifty state legislatures, the District of Columbia and the Territories, including kids' pages.
  • Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright - Animated videos explaining the importance of copyright law. (Flash required)
  •'s Blog - The official blog for, find the latest information from the Federal government.
  • Voter Registration - Learn more about the history of voting.
Page last updated: Apr 22nd, 2016