American Historical Documents:
Such documents as The Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, The Emancipation Proclamation, The Gettysburg Address, George Washington's Farewell Address. Many more.
Our American Government
U.S. Government publication that explains how our government operates. Covers such topics as: the American interpretation of democracy, the three branches of government, the electoral process, and information resources. Also contains a good glossary and bibliography. (All files are in the PDF Format.)
How Our Laws Are Made
U.S. Government Publication that explains the legislative process. Covers the entire legislative process from beginning to end. Particularly valuable in understanding how tax laws are made. (HTML Format.)
Enactment of a Law
The legislative branch of government has responsibilities which in many cases transcend the process of enactment of legislation. Among these are the Senate's power of advice and consent with regard to treaties and nominations. The preeminent role of the legislative branch, however, is its concern with legislation. (HTML Format) By Robert B. Dove, Parliamentarian, United States Senate