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Covers basic topics in American government — from the Bill of Rights through voting processes — as well as contemporary issues, such as abortion, capital punishment, and Social Security.

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CIA World Factbook- Information on Countries
Foreign Embassies- Foreign Embassies in Washington, DC
IRS Tax Forms & Publications- Includes Tax Forms for Previous Years

In addition to (Historical and Natural History) Handbooks, the National Park Service has produced a number of “series” of titles that cover a range of subjects. The links below reflect some of the more popular series of publications (the contents of many are available online for your reading pleasure and more will be released in the future).

Statistical Abstract data present here ranges from last published edition in 2011 to the historical abstracts compiled throughout the decades.

United States Embassies- US Embassies in Foreign Countries

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