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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Federal government information for children from kindergarten through the 12th grade. Topics include historical documents, the branches of government, how laws are made, national versus state government, the election process, and citizenship.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI home page includes FBI facts and figures, history, crime alerts, crime statistics, and breaking news on the "most wanted" in the USA.
Federal Digital System (FDSYS)
Search government publications. Access two of the most important publications of the administrative agencies of the Federal government: the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
A part of the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA's website includes information and resources on what to do before, during, and after a disaster.  Some of the disaster preparedness resources deal with hurricanes, winter storms, wildfires, and other natural disasters.  The resources are available for state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and individuals.
FedLaw
Information on federal laws, rules, and regulations. Search by topical and title indexes and by subject category.
LSU Libraries Federal Agencies Directory
Guide to federal agencies compiled by Louisiana State University Libraries. Directory of current U.S. federal government agencies is subdivided by executive, judicial, legislative, independent, and quasi-official agencies, boards, commissions, and committees.
United States Government Manual
Annual publication provides information on the agencies of the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the federal government. Also included are independent establishments and government corporations, boards, commissions, committees, and quasi-official agencies. Full-text searching and browsing options.
USA.gov
The U.S. Government's official web portal which consolidates over 20,000 Web sites into one. Includes the latest government news and a monthly list of free items available from the federal government.

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