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Economics--

Better Business Bureau--The BBB's Core Services include: Business Reliability Reports; Dispute Resolution; Truth-in-Advertising; Consumer and Business Education; and Charity Review.

The Dismal Scientist--Covers over 65 economic releases from over 15 countries.

Economics Definitions--The terminology of economics from The Economist.

Mr. Pieper's Recommended Links--Web resources including the U.S. Treasury Dept., the IRS, and the Small Business Administration.

The New York Stock Exchange--Learn about the NYSE, follow market information, find out about the more than 3000 companies on the NYSE, and much more.

Statistical Resources on the Web--From the University of Michigan Documents Center, a collection of statistical data related to economics. Grouped by major subject area: Agriculture, Business & Industry,

 

Government--

FINDLAW--Supreme Court cases

American Politics and Political Parties--American Electoral Politics and Political Party Resources From the Chico High School Library

CA Assembly Members--Links to home pages of CA Assembly members.

CA Senators--Links to home pages of CA Senators.

Contacting Congress--Up-to-date database of congressional contact information with E-mail addresses and WWW homepages for the members of Congress. More traditional ground mail addresses are also available for all Congress members.

Project P.A.T.C.H.--More thorough background on selected Supreme Court cases

Supreme Court MultiMedia--Summations of significant Supreme Court decisions

THOMAS--Lists all current Bills pending in Congress and where they are in the process

U.S. Census Bureau--Census 2000 information about people, business, geography, and more.

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents-- Site is published every Monday by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration and contains statements, messages, and other Presidential materials released by the White House during the preceding week.

 

Family History Project / US History--

American History links--Excellent collection created by the Multnomah Library in Oregon.

American Immigration Resources--A variety of links to help understand issues related to immigration, past and present.

American Memory Project--Multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress' Americana collections.

American Time Capsule: Printed Ephemera Collection--Look at ads, catalogs, menus, etc, from the past 400 years.

Great Depression and World War II--The Learning Page from the American Memory Project provides great information, interviews, pictures, etc., about a variety of eras.

The History Channel--Terrific variety of history resources and information. May be used for a general search or to browse.

How Much is That Worth Today?--Site compares the purchasing power of money in the United States (or colonies) from 1665 through 2000.

The Learning Page--Created through the American Memory Project, this site provides great information, interviews, pictures, about US History. (The New Nation, Industrial Era, Progressive Era, etc.)

History--

College Board--official site of the College Board and AP program.

Civil War Links--Includes perspectives of a variety of groups, biographies, primary sources, etc.

The History Channel--Terrific variety of history resources and information. May be used for a general search or to browse.

National Women's History Project--Designed to provide you with information and educational materials about multicultural womenÕs history.

Picturing the Century-- Site commemorates the end of the 20th century with a selection of photographs from the vast and varied holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration.

Presidents of the U.S.--Pictures and biographies of US presidents.

US Historical Census Data--Site presents census data for the United States on people and the economy for each state and county from 1790 to 1960.

Wars and World History--Excellent collection created by the Multnomah Library in Oregon.

Why Do Civilizations Fall?--Site explores the collapse of four ancient civilizations. You'll learn what happens when a society collapses and how archaeologists find and interpret evidence.

 

 

Psychology--

American Psychiatric Association--Facts, information for families and children, legal cases, and many resources.

American Psychological Association--Information for psychologists, parents, and students. Includes general search tool.

Keirsey Temperment and Character Web Site-- Online personality questionnaires. The Keirsey Temperament Sorter II and the Keirsey Character Sorter are aiming for assessing the same thing: temperament.

Personality Tests on the Web--List of links to personality tests. Their reliability ranges greatly, but they're fun and interesting.

Mental Health Infosource--Search the files for a variety of information related to mental health topics.

National Institute of Mental Health--This section offers information from NIMH about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses.

 

World Cultures--

Amnesty International--This organization rates the countries of the world on the basis of their treatment of their citizens' human rights. Updated yearly. Very thorough and impartial reports are available in full-text, organized by year and continent, then country.

Atlapedia--Site contains full color physical and political maps on countries of the world as well as key facts, figures and statistical data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, economy & more.

Library of Congress Country Studies--The on-line versions of books previously published by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army. 101 countries and regions are covered.

Mr. McGlashan's World WEBLINKS. Outstanding curiculum resource for all social studies classes

 

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General Resources:

AmDocs--Amazing site of historical American documents.

Fifty States and Capitals--A variety of resources and information about each of the 50 states.

FirstGov--Government website to provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.

Global Trends 2015--Over the past 15 months, the National Intelligence Council (NIC), in close collaboration with US Government specialists and a wide range of experts outside the government, has worked to identify major drivers and trends that will shape the world of 2015. This is their report published by the CIA.

Merriam Webster's Atlas--Easy to use. Contains maps and basic country information.

Stately Knowledge--Facts about U.S. States