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Political Science by Sandra Ley: Mr. B


CIA World Fact Book

CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook
provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.


Look up Definitions for Systems of Government

For a brief description of types of governments search in Britannica:

Politics and National News Magzines

Common Political News Sites

Searching Newspaper Databases

Try to free up "Locked" News Articles

If a newspaper "locks you out," try this trick:

  1. Copy the TITLE of the article you want.
  2. Open ProQuest News (pre-limited)
  3. Click Advanced Search (above the search box)
  4. Paste the article TITLE into the search box.
  5. Search.

This is designed for the following online newspapers:

  • New York Times
  • Washington Post
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Christian Science Monitor

Article Analysis: Lateral Reading

News and Bias

Instructor recommended web sites (US Politics)