Find general resources for a variety of topics related to the political sciences.
Last Updated: Feb 9, 2016
- The White House Homepage
The official website of the current U.S. President. Use to find information about current initiatives and policy debates from the perspective of the executive branch.
- Executive Departments
Use this site to find more information about the functions and responsibilities of the federal agencies and departments that fall under the purview of the executive branch.
- The National Archives: Executive Orders
Use to find the full-text of executive orders issued by U.S. presidents from 1923 to the present. Executive orders from the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations can be browsed by subject area.
- Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
Search the public papers of past presidential administrations. Users can search for documents by keyword or browse documents by the names of past presidents. Website hosted by the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
- The American Presidency Project
Find a variety of information related to previous presidential administrations, including executive orders, speeches, job approval polls, party platforms, and inaugural addresses.