Politics & Government

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids.
Children and YAs from Kindergarten through grade 12 will find a variety of information about basic aspects of the United States and its government, such as how a bill becomes law.

Congress for Kids.
Learn about Congress through activities and quizzes.

Electronic Frontier Freedom Foundation.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is a non-profit civil liberties organization working in the public interest to protect privacy, free expression, and access to public resources and information online as well as to promote responsibility in new media.

FBI for Kids
The official Federal Bureau of Investigation designed especially for children. Learn about FBI investigations, safety tips and employment opportunities.

FCC Kidszone
This site offers information for children on the FCC, as well as lots of interactive games and puzzles, surveys, telecom factoids and much more.

FirstGov for Kids
A kids’ portal to the U.S. government, this site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids’ sites along with kids’ sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.

Idealist.org: Kids and Teens.
Learn all about nonprofit organizations and the activities and issues they pursue. Includes information about organizations started by kids as well as suggestions for getting started on your own.

Kids in the House.
Do you ever wonder who keeps track of all those votes in the House of Representatives? Well, it’s the Clerk of the House, of course. He (or she) does this and much more. Surf this interesting site to find out.

Political Resources on the Net.
“Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.” Links to political parties, activist organizations, and government agencies with more than eighty countries represented.

State and Local Governments.
Information about each state’s government, plus maps of states and information about local governments.

This site’s mission is to promote attitudes and behavior, which encourage nonviolent conflict resolution, respect for human rights, intercultural understanding and tolerance.

The Constitution of the United States.
Study the U.S. Constitution online. Includes the ability to search the Constitution by keyword.

Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet.
A government information source with information on how the U.S. legislature functions, including details on pending bills before Congress and links to the last few years of the Congressional Record Online.