Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Educate kids of all ages about the workings of government; contains information about U.S. symbols, the branches of government, citizenship, and the election process.

Congress -- U.S. House of Representives  

Learn about what is happening in Congress.  Find out who your representative is and what type of voting record they have for the issues important to you.


United States Constitution Online.  Site also includes The Declaration of Independence, and The Articles of Confederation.

The Constitution of the United States

A worthwhile site containing information regarding our most cherished document.

Constitutional Topic: The Government

Learn about the branches of the government

Elections Around the World 

Election results from around the world, updated within a few weeks after the results become available.  Each entry contains information about the country’s type of government and political parties, followed by elections results.  Links to other sites about the country are included.

First Gov 

  Federal government and agencies as well as state government.

Presidents of the United States—POTUS  

 Information about any of the Presidents or their First Ladies.

Stately Knowledge  

Basic factual information about a state, such as its flag, symbols, motto, history, and governor.

Our Documents

The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965.

Uncle Sam for Kids

Addresses of government officials and basic government documents. Includes other subject matter too.           

Vote Smart

Information about the government and different political parties. 

Constitution Games

This site includes games to help you learn about the U.S. Constitution

The White House 

Official site for the United States White House.  Provides news about the President, the White House,  Branches of the Government and how the government works.  Contact sources and tour of the White House.


Michigan Government


Michigan Elected Officials

Identify elected leaders in Congress, The White House, and state legislatures

Michigan Government

Michigan Government provides links to Michigan state, county, township, and city government Web sites. You'll also find access to Michigan's elected officials, as well as information on Michigan's criminals, most wanted, parolees, prisoners, probationers, and more.

Michigan Votes

Search for legislation, voting record, reports, and find your legislator in this site.

State of Michigan

Michigan government web site.  This site includes information about how a bill becomes a law as well as events scheduled for Michigan's capitol.  Branches of Michigan government, government representatives and links to other government web sites are also included.