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Government Information: Ethnic Studies
Diversity in the United States (U.S. Govt.)
Includes Census Bureau reports; links to diversity sites, organizations, legal resources, and more. IIP is the "International Information Programs," the Department of State bureau that maintains this Web site
Indian Land Cessions in the United States
Library of Congress, American Memory Maps. Set of 67 color-coded state maps with numbers keyed to accompanying text: Indian land cessions in the United States, comp. by Charles C. Royce, with introduction by Cyrus Thomas.
Legislative and Judicial Information: Online Databases
Lexis Nexis Congressional
Access to U.S. legislative information, including bills and pending legislation, legislative history, hearings, testimony, reports, documents, Congressional Record, public laws, etc.
Westlaw Campus Research This link opens in a new window
Search for Court Opinions (Supreme Court, Federal, State Court cases), Law Review articles and more.
Government Information: Websites
CIA World FactBook
U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, and more. Available electronically and in print.
The U.S. government's official web portal. A useful search engine that shows information by topic, agency, and source and searches .gov, .mil, and other government information sources.
U.S. Census-American Factfinder
Has population and demographics data for 1990 and 2000. Use Summary File 1 for statistics on race and gender. Use the library census guide
for more information.