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History, Geography, & Government Websites
American President: A Reference Resource
Website with information about each American president and his administration. Each entry includes a short biography of the president, essays about him, and biographies of the notable people in his administration. The site also has speeches to read, listen to, or watch.
CIA World Factbook
Provides authoritative, though basic, information on countries, territories, and other geographical entities, such as oceans, all over the world. Categories include history, geography, economic information, and military information. Maintained by the CIA and updated regularly.
The official website for U.S. federal legislative information, which provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information.
Library of Congress
Website for the Library of Congress, the largest library in the world. Search the catalogs and view the library's digital collections, which include videos, sound recordings, and a vast array of photographs.
Information about the state of North Carolina, its history, people, government, and educational institutions. (Internet Resource)
OYEZ Project (US Supreme Court Archive)
The Oyez Project is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality Tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices. (Internet Resource)
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