Political Parties and Elections
Summary of Political parties: http://www.shmoop.com/political-parties/faq.html
Democratic Party official site: http://www.democrats.org/
Republican (GOP) Party official site: http://www.gop.com/
Issues and Controversies database (search :Presidential Race" or one of the party platforms): http://www.2facts.com/Direct2.aspx?ItemID=WE57&ID=14416
Pro-Con.org (look under Elections and Presidents): http://www.procon.org/
NYTimes newspaper site: http://www.nytimes.com/


Types of Government

CIA Factbook Government Page (lists types of government and countries with those types): https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2128.html

BBC Newsround Types of Government (Definitions)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/find_out/guides/world/united_nations/types_of_government/newsid_2151000/2151570.stm

United Nations Governments site (links to national websites around the world - NOTE some are in other languages): http://www.un.org/esa/national.htm

New York Times - archived news stories sorted by countries/territories: http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/news/international/countriesandterritories/index.html

Shmoop civics site: http://www.shmoop.com/civics/

Types of Government - games: http://www.quia.com/jg/143500.html
Non-governmental organizations: http://library.duke.edu/research/subject/guides/ngo_guide/ngo_links/index.html

Government Food, Inc Project
Issues and Controversies Database: http://www.2facts.com/Direct2.aspx?ItemID=WE57&ID=14416
Find Law: http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/
Legal Information Institute: http://www.law.cornell.edu/
Pro/Con issues site: http://www.procon.org/
Pro/Con Portal: http://www.idebate.org/portal/
Databases page: https://sites.google.com/site/franklinacademylibrary/encyclopedias-databases
Food, Inc. About the Issues site: http://www.foodincmovie.com/about-the-issues.php
Ben's Guide to US Government (great links to US government info): http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/index.html
Food Safety.gov: http://www.foodsafety.gov/
Food Labeling: http://www.fda.gov/food/labelingnutrition/default.htm
Genetically Modified Foods Overview (pro/con): http://www.csa.com/discoveryguides/gmfood/overview.php
Health-related agencies: http://www.apha.org/about/Public+Health+Links/LinksGovernmentHealthAgencies.htm


Early American Political Parties
Intro to early American political parties: http://www.solcomhouse.com/usapolitical.htm
Summary of US Political Party History: http://www.shmoop.com/political-parties/faq.html
About.com History of Political Parties: http://americanhistory.about.com/od/politicalparties/The_History_of_Political_Parties.htm
Ideological Origins of Party Formation in the Early Republic http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/2002_summer_fall/party_formation.htm

Federalist Papers: http://www.foundingfathers.info/federalistpapers/

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

H. W. Wilson Biography Database Information about all kinds of famous and historic people

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