Video and Multimedia
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- http://www.usgovsim.net/USG U.S. GovSim invites players to raise funds, campaign, and play in the House of Representatives, in the Senate, and with a lot of skill and luck, the Presidency. Players take on the roles of members of Congress, the President, the Vice President, and more -- all with infinite open-ended possibilities.
- http://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/index.html The World Factbook, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s profile of countries around the world, contains a wealth of historical, political, and geographic information.
- www.foundingfathers.info/federalistpapers This site offers the complete collection of the Federalist Papers.
- http://www.loc.gov/collections/country-studies/about-this-collection The Library of Congress’s Country Studies site contains information about the social, economic, political, and national security systems of countries around the world.
- http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/country_profiles/default.stm The BBC’s Country Profiles site contains historical, political, and economic information about countries around the world.
- http://www.nytsyn.com/cartoons The New York Times political cartoons section showcases a collection of current political cartoons by syndicated cartoonists.
- www.parliament.uk/ This site presents a good history of the British Parliament.
- plato.stanford.edu/entries/legitimacy Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Political Legitimacy.