AMERICAN POLITICS - Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry

| Dr. Michael Dartnell | Department of Political Science | University of Windsor | Windsor | Ontario | Canada |

General resources and political guides

| All Politics (CNN/Time News) | American Communication Association (coverage of freedom of speech and press) | American Political Science Association - Methods Section and Policy Section | American Student Political Network, from the Yale Political Union homepage | American Studies Web | CapWeb (Guide to the U.S. Congress) | CCH, Inc. | Center for Responsive Politics | The Challenge of Democracy | CIS Congressional Compass | Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) | Congress.org | Congressional Observer Publications | Congressional Quarterly and CQ's American Voter | Constitution Society | CyberStacks | EINet page on Politics | ENVOY (Online Guide to International Affairs Literature) | FECInfo | Foreign Affairs | Government by the People, Brief Edition Website | HotWired | The Huffine's Political Page | Individual Rights in America: A Citizen's Guide to Internet Resources | Internet Multicasting Service's Town Hall Government Sites | Irwin Mann Voting and Democracy Webpage | The Jefferson Project | Legi-Slate (leading Congressional information service) | Legislative Research: A Web-Based Bibliographic Instruction Program (Documents Center at the University of Michigan) | National Center for State Courts | National Conference of State Legislatures | National League of Cities | National Political Index | The Nando Times - Politics | NetAction | The Political Insider | Politics Now | Presidential Websites | The Progressive Web | Public Affairs Web | Public Policy Data Archives | Roll Call Online | State and Local Gateway | State and Local Government on the Web | ThisNation: The American Government and Politics Portal | U.S. Federalism Site | U.S. Government Resources and Information - Government Publications (Northwestern University Library) | usbudget.com | Vote-Smart Web | W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research (Harvard University) | Webgator (Investigative Resources on the Web) |

U.S. government

Executive Branch | The White House | The Briefing Room (Press Releases, Radio Addresses) | Cabinet Links | Economic Statistics Briefing Room (ESBR) | Offices and Agencies | Office of Management and Budget | Office of Science and Technology Policy | Social Statistics Briefing Room (SSBR) | United States Trade Representative | Welfare Reform |

Legislative Branch - I. House of Representatives | House of Representatives | Calendar | Committee and Member Directory | Legislative Process | Member, Committee, and House Organizations Published Information | Law Library - (Treaties and International Law and Laws of Other Nations) |

Legislative Branch - II. Senate | Senate | Bibliographies List (hearings, prints, and publications from 1983 to present, North Carolina State University) | Committee Assignments | Committee Information | Glossary of Senate Terms | Leadership | Legislative Action | Select, Special, Other, and Joint Committees | Senate Historical Office | Standing Committees |

Legislative Research and Services | Congressional Budget Office | Congressional Information Service (Lexis-Nexis) | House Information System | Internet Law Library, House of Representatives | Library of Congress - Online Catalog | THOMAS (Legislative information), Bills for current Congress - Topic, Popular or Short Title and Search Page for Full Text |

Judicial Branch | Bill of Rights (first ten amendments to U. S. Constitution) | Constitution of the United States - Annotated Constitution and Supplement (Government Printing Office) | Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit | Federal Judicial Center | Supreme Court - Decisions (Cornell University) - Court Cases by Subject (Northwestern University), Decisions From 1937-1975 (FedWorld), Decisions From 1937- (FindLaw), Oyez, Oyez, Oyez (multimedia database about US Supreme Court), Recent Decisions (1990 onward), Selected Historical Decisions and U.S. Code (Cornell University) |


Departments of state | Department of Agriculture - Agencies and Programs | Department of Commerce - Agencies | Department of Defense - Air Force, Army, Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC), Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marines , National Guard, Navy Office of Information and Secretary of Defense | Department of Education | Department of Energy | Department of Health and Human Services - Agencies | Department of Interior | Department of Justice | Department of Labor | Department of State - Library, Secretary of State Web Page, State Department Foreign Affairs Network (DOSFAN) and United States Embassies and Consulates Worldwide | Department of Transportation | Department of Treasury - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms |

Government agencies | Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations | Agency for International Development | Army Research Laboratory (ARL) | Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) | Bureau of Labor Statistics - Economy at a Glance | Census Bureau Current Population Survey (CPS) and Statistical Abstract of the United States | Centers for Disease Control | Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) - CIA Maps and Publications Released to the Public | Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe | Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) | Customs Service | Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) | Employment Standards Administration (ESA) | Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Environmental Links | Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Major Investigations | Federal Communications Commission (FCC) | Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) | Federal Election Commission (FEC) - Financial Information About Candidates, Parties and PACs and National Voter Turnout in Federal Elections: 1960-1996 | Federal Reserve (Board of Governors) - Statistical Releases | Federal Trade Commission | Fish and Wildlife Service | Food and Drug Administration (FDA) | General Accounting Office (GAO) | General Services Administration (GSA) | Government Printing Office (GPO) | Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) | Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Homeless and Library | Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) - Statistical Information | Internal Revenue Service | National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) - Government Information Locator Service (GILS), and Presidential Library System | National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - Hot Topics: Spacelink | National Bankruptcy Review Commission | National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) | National Center for Health Statistics | National Climatic Data Center | National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) | National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) | National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Humanities sites on the Web | National Institutes of Health (NIH) | National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) | National Performance Review | National Science Foundation | National Security Agency | National Technical Information Service (NTIS) | National Weather Service | North American Free Trade Agreement Information Center (Texas A & M International University) | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) | Office of Personnel Management | Office of Technology Assessment (Princeton University) | Patent and Trademark Office | Peace Corps | Postal Service | Public Broadcasting Service | Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) | Small Business Administration (SBA) | Social Security Administration | U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | U.S. Government Information Sources Legislative Information | United States Information Agency - Daily Digest of Foreign Media and Daily Washington File | United States Sentencing Commission |

Government documents | Federal Laws and Regulations | Federal Legislation | U.S. Reports and Documents | U.S. Budget and Economy | U.S. Congress | U.S. Government Documents |


Political parties and elections

Political parties | Communist Party, USA | Constitution Action Party | Constitution Party | Creators Rights Party | Democratic National Committee - Party Organizations and State and Local Parties | Democratic Socialists of America and Socialist International | Green Parties of North America and Association of State Green Parties | Labor Party | League of Revolutionaries for a New America | The Libertarian Party - Libertarian Web, Organizations by State and World Wide Libertarian Pages | The Natural Law Party and State and Local Party Activities | New Party | Pansexual Peace Party | Patriot Party | Progressive Labor Party | Reform Party - by state | Republican National Committee - Republican Governors Association, Republican National Committee - H.Q., Policy Committee, U.S. House, Policy Committee, U. S. Senate and State GOP Offices / Political Profiles | Socialist Party USA - Socialist Institute and The Socialist Party's Youth Affiliate | U.S. Pacifist Party | United States Taxpayers' Party - State Network | United We Stand America - Sites Maintained by UWSA and its Supporters | Workers World Party |

Elections | Federal Election Commission | The National Election Study (database on federal elections, University of Michigan) | Record Of American Democracy (ROAD - election returns, socio-economic summaries, and demographic measures) |


Interest groups

| AFL-CIO and Union and Other Sites on the Web | Alliance for America | American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) | American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) | American Cancer Society | American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) | The American Conservative Union | American Federation of Teachers | American Libraries Association (ALA) | American Marketing Association | American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) | American Voter Coalition (AVC) | Americans for the Environment | Amnesty International - USA | Arms Control Association (ACA) | Capitol Online Speakers Bureau | The Cato Institute | Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development (CIKARD) | Center for Voting and Democracy | Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors | Christian Coalition | Citizens for a Better Environment (CBE) | Citizens Network for Sustainable Development | Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) | Committee to Protect Journalists | Common Cause | Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility | Conservation International | Consortium on Peace Research, Education and Development (COPRED) | Corporate Watch | Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) | Council of Better Business Bureaus | Cuba Solidarity Web Site | Defenders of Wildlife | democracy.net | EPI DataZone | Earth Share | Economic Policy Institute | Economic Security Project | EnviroLink | Environmental Action Foundation | Environmental Defense Fund | Essential Information | Ethics Resource Center | Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) | Fairness in Government (FIG) | Family Research Council | Family Violence Prevention Fund (FUND) | Federation of American Scientists | Friends Of The Earth USA | Global Policy Forum | GreenMarket | Greenpeace International | Heritage Foundation | The Hoover Institution | Human Rights Interactive Network | Human Rights Watch | Illinois Family Institute | Institute for Global Communications | Institute for Energy and Environmental Research | Institute for Mass Communications | Institute for Policy Innovation | Institute for Social and Economic Studies | International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission | International Rescue Committee | Internet Multicasting Service's Town Hall Government Sites | Irwin Mann Voting and Democracy Virtual Library (New York University Bobst Library) | John Birch Society | JusticeNet | League of Conservation Voters | League of Women Voters | Marijuana Policy Project | Media Research Center | National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) | National Association of Broadcasters | National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils (NADDC) | National Audubon Society | National Commission for Economic Conversion and Disarmament | National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform | National Committee for an Effective Congress (NCEC) | National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) | National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) | National Organization of Women (NOW) | National Rifle Association of America | National Wildlife Federation | Natural Heritage Institute | Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) | The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation | Parent Teacher Association | People For The American Way | Physicians for Social Responsibility | Planned Parenthood | Political Research Associates (PRA) | Prison Activist Resource Center (PARC) | Public Affairs Web | Public Agenda | Public Citizen | Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) | The Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health and Ethics | Sierra Club | Task Force for Responsibility and Freedom on the Internet | Teamsters Union | Union of Concerned Scientists | The United Methodist Office | Wildlife Habitat Council | Young America |


Issues and events

| Clinton Visits Africa (BBC Special Report, March 1998) | Clinton Under Fire (BBC Special Report on Lewinsky Scandal) | Starr Report | "Support for Clinton Holds Steady In Wake of Videotape Release"
(ABCNEWS.com, Sept. 21, 1998) | The Federal Impeachment Process - A Bibliographic Guide to English and American Precedence, Historical and Procedural Development, and Scholarly Commentary (Cornell University Law Library) | Impeachment - A Constitutional Primer (Jason J. Vicente, Cato Policy Analysis No. 318, September 18, 1998) |

Native Americans

| Charles Eastman, Santee born in 1858, wrote about his life and Sioux culture - Old Indian Days - The Soul of the Indian, Indian Boyhood | Chief Joseph White Bull (University of Oklahoma Libraries) | Crazy Horse Archives | Dakota Language Home Page | Essays on Lakota history of by Karen Strom - An extended journal | Harry V. Johnston Lakota Cultural Center (Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota) | Lakota Information Page | Lakota Language (course at South Dakota State University) | Lakota Noon at Greasy Grass (essay on Little Big Horn battle with map) | Lakota Student Alliance (commemorates Wounded Knee 25 year anniversary) | Little Big Horn Associates Home Page (group interested in Indian wars) | Memories of the Wounded Knee Airlift (April 17, 1973, Larry Levin - February 17, 1998) | Oglala Sioux Sioux Tribe and Oglala Lakota College | Oglala Sioux Tribal Council Wounded Knee Ordinance (designates February 27, 1973 day of indigenous peoples' liberation, acknowledges protest drew attention to North American Native issues and sovereignty) | Sinte Gleska University | Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe and Sisseton Wahpeton Community College | Sun Dance of the Sioux (Frederick Schwatka - a.k.a. Fredrick Remington - observed dance near Fort Robinson in 1875. Originally published in Century Magazine in 1890) | U.S. Census Bureau 1990 statistics - 25 most populous Tribes in U.S., American Indian Languages spoken at home and Facts relevant to Native American Month | Wounded Knee Massacre (history and controversy over memorial and reparations for survivors) | Zitkala-Sa (a.k.a. Gertrude Simmons), born on Yankton Reservation in 1876, was educator who wrote extensively about Sioux - Why Am I A Pagan? and The School Days of an Indian Girl, An Indian Teacher Among Indians, Impressions of an Indian Childhood and The Soft Hearted Sioux |

News media

Newspapers | Academe This Week (Chronicle of Higher Education) | American Journalism Review | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Baltimore Sun | Boston Globe Online | Charlotte Observer | Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Tribune | Christian Science Monitor | Cincinnati Enquirer | Cleveland Plain Dealer | Columbus Dispatch | The Commerical Appeal (Memphis) | Daily Herald | Dallas-Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Dallas Morning News | Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News | Detroit Free Press | Detroit Journal | Detroit News | Electronic Newstand | Financial Times | Hartford Courant | Honolulu Star-Bulletin | Houston Chronicle Interactive | Indianapolis Star/News | Kansas City Star | Los Angeles Times | Miami Herald | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Minneapolis-St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune | The New York Times | New York Daily News | Newsday | New York Post | Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News | The Pioneer Press | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | San Diego Union-Tribune | San Francisco-San Jose Chronicle and Examiner and Mercury News | San Diego Source | San Francisco Newspapers | The San Francisco Free Press | Seattle Times and Post-Intelligencer | St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Star Tribune Online | Tampa-St. Petersburg Times and Tribune | Tampa-St. Petersburg Review | Thunder & Lightning News Service | Wall Street Journal Directory and The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition | Washington Post and Times | Yahoo! Reuters News Summary |

Television | ABC News and ABC 7 Chicago | Association of America's Public TV Stations | Cable News Network (CNN) and CNNfn - Newsroom and Newsroom Library | CBS News | CLTV | Corporation for Public Broadcasting | C-SPAN | FOX News - WFLD-TV FOX 32 - Chicago | Intellicast Weather | NBC News and NBC 5 - Chicago | Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) - Frontline, News, PBS Program-Related Web Sites and PBS Stations on the WWW | Television News Archive (Vanderbilt University) | WGN-TV | WTTW - Chicago | The Weather Channel |

Radio | ABC | Bailey Broadcasting Services | Broadcasting Link (index of radio and TV stations and networks) | CBS Radio Networks | Chicago Radio Online Watch (information about local radio and Metropolitan Area) | MIT List of Radio Stations on the Internet (over 3000 US and world radio stations) | Monitor Radio | National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) | National Public Radio | rnational | Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) | Texas State Network | Voice of America | World Radio Network |

American history

| African American History (Mississippi State University) | The African-American Mosaic (Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture) | American and British History Resources on the Internet (Rutgers University) | The American Civil War (Dakota State University) | The American Experience: Eleanor Roosevelt (PBS) | The American Experience: Nixon's China Game (PBS - examines what is generally regarded as the main triumph of the Nixon presidency, his opening of relations with China) | The American Historical Association | American Memory - Historical Collections for the National Digital Library (Library of Congress) | American Social History Project (City University of New York) | American Studies Crossroads Project (Georgetown University) | Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935 (Syracuse University) | Black History, American History (Atlantic Unbound, Flashback, February 12, 1997) | The Black History Database | Constitution Day (National Archives and Records Administration) | Declassified Historical Information (U.S. Information Agency) | Democratic Party History | Diaspora.com (African American history) | Documenting the American South - The Southern Experience in the 19th Century (Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) | Famous Historical Cases (FBI) | First Ladies of the United States of America (includes biographies and portraits) | Freedmen and Southern Society Project (University of Maryland) | Gay New York: Lesbians and Gay Men and the Making of the City (City University of New York) | Gateway to African-American History (State Department, International Information Programs) | Historical Documents including: Declaration of Independence, Federalist Papers, early congressional records and U.S. Constitution (Library of Congress) | History of the African American from 1619-1997 (Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History) | The History Net | Hoover Dam (The American Experience Online, PBS) | HyperHistory | Jewish-American History on the Web (omnibus of historical materials relating to Jewish contributions to nineteenth-century American history with an emphasis upon the settlement of the West and the Civil War) | Lakota Wowapi Oti Kin, The Lakota Information Home Page | The Lindbergh Case - The Trial of the Century | The Making of America (University of Michigan) | Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service) | Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project (Stanford University) | Metropolitan Lives - The Ashcan Artists and Their New York (National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution) | The Mexican Revolution of 1910 (University of Texas at El Paso) | Museum of African American History (Detroit, Michigan) | National Civil Rights Museum | New Deal Cultures (Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area - CUWMA) | Perspectives on Race Relations in the United States (State Department) | Powers of Persuasion - Poster Art from World War II (National Archives and Records Administration) | Presidents of the United States of America (includes biographies and inaugural Addresses) | Radical History and Politics | Republican Party History | U.S. Historical Documents | U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848) | The Valley of the Shadow - Two Communities in the American Civil War | Western History Collections (University of Oklahoma Libraries) | When Nixon Met Elvis (National Archives and Records Administration) | Women in American History and Women's History on the Web (Encyclopedia Britannica) |


| Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry |

If any links remain inactive after several attempts, if you would like to add links or documents, or if you have questions, please contact Michael Dartnell at: mdartne@uwindsor.ca.
Last update: April 15, 2000.