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·   A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation  U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875 (includes full text of House, Senate, and Senate Executive Journals, Journals of the Continental Congress, select Bills and Resolutions, Statutes at Large, American State Papers, U.S. Serial Set, Debates of Congress and other congressional resources).

·  Connects citizens with members of the U.S. Congress and supplies information about legislative issues.

·   Congressional Quarterly   Provides information on government, politics and public policy. For access to some Congressional Quarterly publications see CQ Electronic Library  (library subscription database.

·   FedNet    Live and archived audio coverage of congressional events including the Floor debates from the House and Senate, hearing coverage and news conferences.

·   FedLaw  Award winning site topically divided for ease of access to federal laws, the federal judiciary, legislative branch, arbitration and mediation and general research and reference for legal and business sites, maps and currency.

·   FindLaw  Legal information targeted for specific groups: students, the public, legal professionals and the business community.

· Tracking the U.S. Congress Tracks the U.S. Congress, including information about pending legislation and bills.

·   GPO Access Multi-Database Search   Locate budgets, congressional bills, directories, documents, manuals, rules, records, calendars, the federal register and U.S. Code. GPO Access contains all published versions of   bills from the 103rd (1993-1994) Congress forward.

·   Internet Law Library  Links to U.S. Code; U.S. federal and state laws, forms for wills, divorce, name change; law schools, attorney and legal profession directories and treaties and international law.

·   Lexis Nexis Academic Universe   U.S. federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information; Shepard's Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789.

·   Thomas   Information about bills and amendments beginning with the 93rd Congress (1973), full text from the 101st Congress (1989), the Congressional Record, Presidential Nominations, Treaties and Committee Reports. Includes links For Teachers (lesson plans, classroom activities, primary sources),  and Government Resources (information from official and non-official congressional sources)

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