Get to Know your Federal Government

There's lots to learn about the government in America. Here are some websites that can help.

 

Photo: The White House

The White House

 

http://www.whitehouse.gov

This is President George W. Bush's web page. Here you can:

· Find out what President Bush is doing.
· Learn about the history of the White House and take a virtual tour.
· Meet the "First Pets."
· Get to know First Lady Laura Bush, as well as past First Ladies.

Photo: The U.S. Capitol Building

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

 

http://thomas.loc.gov/home/legbranch/legbranch.html

 

Here you can:

· Find a list of U.S. Representatives and Senators
· Read the history of the U.S. Congress and get answers to frequently asked questions
· Learn the history of the Capitol building - and take a virtual tour of the U.S. Capitol
· Find a description of the Capitol complex and its architecture, see from-the-air views of the building.

http://usinfo.state.gov/topical/rights/structur/federal.htm

 

Visit this site to find out what the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of the United States Government do and who is part of each branch.

 


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Last Updated On Wednesday February 19, 2003 8:03 AM