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Research Guides

Starting Points

This guide provides links to the most useful databases and resources for finding information about and published by the United States Federal Government.  Use the tabs on the left to locate your topic of interest and navigate through the pages of this guide. A few of the most popular pages are linked below:

Judicial Branch (black text on white ground) The White House on a sunny day. Executive Branch (Black text on gold ground).
us capitol building on a sunny day. research basics (white text on purple ground). The US Supreme Court Building at Dusk.
Statistical abstract of the united states (black text on gold ground) A page from the 1800 census, the text is illegible. legislative branch (black text on gold ground)

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