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Government Information

This is a guide to government resources that are commonly used in research.

The Federal Government

An organizational chart explaining the structure of the government of the United States.

"Governmental power and functions in the United States rest in three branches of government: the legislative, judicial, and executive... A complete diagram of the branches of the U.S. Government may be found in the U.S. Government Manual."

Core Documents of Our Democracy

A Refresher In Civics

A Civics Refresher

Use these resources to learn more about the history and organization of the U.S. Federal Government or to learn more about how to become involved.