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For most of the twentieth century the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was the principal defender of the rights that citizens can assert against government. This important collection of papers spans the majority of the twentieth century, from 1912 to 1990. Subjects include: the first “Red Scare” following the Russian Revolution of 1917; debates in the 1920s on immigration; the American Birth Control League; lynchings in the 1930s; debates on aliens and immigrants in the years immediately preceding the U.S.

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Legal Forms Library

Access thousands of downloadable legal forms from both Missouri and Kansas, including state, federal, business, real estate and personal forms.

Click on the link "All State Subscriptions" at the top of the page to get forms from the state you need.

Also use an attorney directory, arranged by state and practice area. A new feature is their Law Digest—containing summaries of all 50 state statutory laws, arranged in easy-to-use alphabetical topics and subheadings.

Note: This resource used to be called Thomson Gale Legal Forms.

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Ben's Guide is designed to inform students (ages 8 - 14+), parents and educators about how the Federal Government works. The design is simple and the site is easy to use.

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The Budget contains the budget message of the President, information about the proposals for a given fiscal year, plus historical and analytical tables.

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Search and locate all Federal publications from 1976 to the present. Many are available online, other documents can be located at a local library through the site.

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The Code of Federal Regulations is the yearly codification of general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

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Official directory of the U.S. Congress. It contains short biographies of each member of the Senate and House and additional data, such as committee memberships, room and telephone numbers, and more. It also lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies.

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The Congressional Record is the daily official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress.

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