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CQ Press Online Resources: Encyclopedia of American Government

See how your library patrons can use CQ Press online products. Please feel free to incorporate any components of this LibGuide into your institution's guides.

Encyclopedia of American Government

The Encyclopedia of American Government offers thousands of accessible encyclopedia A to Z entries on the:

You can also view and download images and primary source documents that bring history to life, including helpful charts, tables, and graphs.


Browse images by topic, or view an A-to-Z list.  

Images can be downloaded for papers and presentations, and a citation is provided.

Primary Sources

The Primary Sources section includes the full text of a number of important documents including the U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence, the Mayflower Compact, and the Virginia Plan.

Subject Guide