U. S. Constitution
View copies of the original Constitution and learn about its history.
Learn about the history of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and Amendments to the Constitution.
Visit the museum that houses the Constitution.
Learn the meaning of each part of the Preamble.
Listen to the Preamble Song at School House Rock.
Link to Constitution sites at Region XIII Education Service Center.
Learn about the state quarters that are being distributed from 1999-2008 by the U. S. Mint.
Click the kite for the appropriate grade level. Ben Franklin gives a complete tour of the United States government.
Legislative, Judicial, and Executive branch information is all here at this site with pictures explaining the process.
Learn more about the institutional history of the Senate, its powers and procedures, and the evolution of important leadership and staff positions.
Learn how the government affects your everyday life.
Learn about the coins of the United States, how the mint process works, and play coin games like Making Change. For teachers, there are lesson plans with activity sheets to download.
Visit the official web site for the Whitehouse. You will learn about the President, news and policies, and the history of the this famous landmark.
Take a tour of the White House, learn the White House ABCs and parent and teachers can view information just for them.
State and County Demographic and Economic Profiles
Know what the liberty bell represents or the bald eagle? Well, this site has pictures and explains the symbolism on a level that all of us can understand.
United States Presidents
This site contains profiles of each president.
Learn biographical facts about each president of the United States.
This index contains presidential biographies, speeches and writings of each president.
View a portrait of the presidents and a short summary of his accomplishments.
Learn facts about each president as you play this on line game.
Read the article from Time for Kids about the face lift for the presidents.
Test your know of the four presidents on Mount Rushmore.
Explore the national parks of the United States.
U. S. Exploration
Find out more about the history of Exploration of North America, which laid the foundation for the United States of America.
Take a trip with Lewis and Clark as they make their journey to the western frontier. This interactive site lets you decide which way to go on the trip.
These maps show the way the U.S. was settled and the people who explored it.
LISD Western Expansion Links