Links

Civic education

• www.icivics.org – Free lesson plans and games for learning civics.
www.civiced.org – Center for Civic Education.
• civicliteracy.iupui.edu – Indiana University Center for Civic Literacy.

Research
www.findlaw.com – Database searchable by topic or case; offers outstanding annotations of the Constitution.
www.law.cornell.edu – Database searchable by cases, both current and historic, and topic; includes federal and state case law.
oyez.nwu.edu – Excellent site to search by title or topic; one-page case summaries presenting facts, question, and conclusion.
www.supremecourtus.gov – United States Supreme Court.
www.washingtonpost.com – Great source for international and national news; OnPolitics page offers superb federal page with viewable current Supreme Court docket and happenings within federal government.
www.latimes.com – National and international news; politics page has good political sites link.
www.nytimes.com – Politics pages offer coverage of campaigns and polls.
www.usatoday.com/news/nfront.htm – News from the world, states, and Washington DC; links to local and state newspapers.
thomas.loc.gov – Library of Congress site with legislative information including current legislation and committees.
www.aclu.org – American Civil Liberties Union site for constitutional issues and current events.
www.nationalreview.com – Conservative site for current issues.
www.commoncause.org – Government watchdog site for current issues.
www.freedomforum.org/first/ – First Amendment website offering news, articles, and commentary.
www.trib.com/FACT/ – First Amendment Cyber-Tribune.
www.closeup.org/resource.htm – Close Up Foundation link to documents and civic sites.
www.constitution.org – Constitution Society site for research of constitutional principles.
www.crf-usa.org/links.html – Constitutional Rights Foundation page for current events and constitutional issues.
www.usconstitution.net – Current and historical events and documents, including the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and Philadelphia Convention.
press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/ – Collection of thoughts, opinions, and arguments of the Founders.
www.learner.org/resources – Videos and information by Annenberg Media.
www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/polisci.html – The University of Michigan’s political science department, with various resources from laws and cases to think tanks and philosophy.
www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/constpap.htm – The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: primary source documents on the US constitution and more.
press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/ – Founders’ Constitution—a four-volume set of primary sources.
www.jmu.edu/madison/madison.htm – James Madison University’s page on its namesake.
www.access.gpo.gov/congress/senate/constitution – Detailed information on the Constitution
teachingamericanhistory.org/convention/ – Gordon Lloyd’s website on the Constitutional Convention.
history.wisc.edu/csac/ – The Center for the Study of the American Constitution, an excellent unit II resource on the ratification of the US Constitution.