Government and Political Information
Information about the federal government
- CIA World Factbook
"Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities."
Information about elections and elected officials
- California Department of Elections
- Contra Costa County Elections
- Federal Election Commission
History and Primary Documents
- New York Times - On This Day
- Discovering American Women's History Online
- Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
- The Food Timeline
- National Archives and Records Administration - Exhibits
- Big History Project
- History Pin
- Smithsonian - History Explorer
- The Library of Congress - American Memory
Digitized materials chronicling the history of the state, from the University of California.
- Smithsonian Education - Students
- History by Era
From the Gilder Lehman Institute of American History
"The best of the Humanities on the Web"
- Time Magazine
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- Constitutional Rights Foundation
- Eyewitness to History
- Internet Modern History Sourcebook
- Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
- Internet Medieval Sourcebook
A portal to opinion pieces and editorials from major newspapers