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Honors American Government & Politics: Landmark Legislation Research Paper: Websites

Find Reliable Websites

Google Search your specific legislative act by name combined with the phrase site:gov OR site:edu.
For example: Taft Hartley act site:gov OR site:edu
NOTE: Universities may allow their students to use the edu domain. If there is a tilde (~) in the address, it may be a personal student page which is not monitored by the institution. In this case it may not be a reliable site.
Britannica Academic Articles in this online subscription database may include links to recommended websites.
SweetSearch, A Search Engine for Students searches only credible websites approved by research experts. 
Ballotpedia Encyclopedia of American Politics is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Our goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government. is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.
  • Congressional Record Proceedings and Debates of the U.S. Congress 101st Congress to present (After each day that Congress is in session, the proceedings are printed in the Congressional Record (CR) and available the following morning...Daily Congressional proceedings may include legislative activity by the chambers and their committees, Member remarks, communications from the president, and more...)
Congressional Record Archives  Records of Congress from 1789 to present from The Online Books Page, University of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Constitution Annotated From the website Justia whose mission is to advance the availability of legal resources for the benefit of society.)

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