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Flag  
  History of American Flag
http://www.usa-flag-site.org/
history.shtml
A site that has the history of the American flag and other patriotic items.
  History of the American Flag
http://www.factmonster.com/
ipka/A0875838.html
A short concise history of the American flag.
  USFlag.org
http://www.usflag.org/history.html
Select the Evolution of the flag for the history and also find out about Flag Day. Find out why the flag is nicknamed "Old Glory."
General Information  
  America's Story From America's Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/
cgi-bin/page.cgi
This site is sponsored by the Library of Congress. This site has the history, biographies of famous Americans, or you can explore the states.
  Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
k-2/index.html
There is information about the United States Government, symbols like the Great Seal, and activities.
  CIA's Homepage For Kids K-5
https://www.cia.gov/kids-page/
k-5th-grade/index.html
Learn about the Central Intelligence Agency by going on a tour with Ginger. Or play a game like "Break the Code."
  FirstGov For Kids
http://www.kids.gov/
This site provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
  PBS Kids Democracy Project
http://pbskids.org/democracy/
Sponsored by PBS this site has information on becoming President, How the government affects kids, and allows kids to step inside the voting booth.
  The White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/
The official website for the White House.
History  
  History Wired:
A Few of Our Favorite Things
http://historywired.si.edu/index.html

This site is an experimental program through which you can take a virtual tour of selected objects from the vast collections of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History. Here you'll have an opportunity to look at hundreds of museum artifacts, most of which are not currently on exhibit.

Or go to the main Smithsonian web site.

  Our Story
http://americanhistory.si.edu/ourstory/
The National Museum of American History sponsors this site which will bring history alive to children.
  US Historical Documents
http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/
From the Magna Carta to the Gettysburg address to George W. Bush's 2004 State of the Union Address. This site lists important US historical documents in chronological order.
Money  
  Bureau of Engraving and Printing -
http://www.moneyfactory.gov/
Learn all about United States paper money and have fun playing the games.
  The U.S. Mint's Site for Kids
http://www.usmint.gov/kids/
Play games while you learn how coins are made in the United States.
Presidents  
  The Presidential Timeline
of the Twentieth Century
http://www.presidentialtimeline.org/
The Presidential Timeline provides a single point of access to an ever-growing selection of digitized assets from the collections of the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives. Among these assets you’ll find documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video relating to the events of the presidents’ lives.
  Presidents of the United States
http://www.whitehouse.gov/
about/presidents/
The presidents can be sorted in alphabetical order or in chronological order. Biographies are given for each President.
States  
  IPL Kidspace: Stately Knowledge
http://www.ipl.org/div/stateknow/
These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the United States. Find out the capital of each state, the size, or rankings.
  State Symbols, Flags Seals,
Geography, and People of
the United States of America
http://www.netstate.com/states/
Has general information about each of the states.
Voting  
  Election 2012 - Scholastic Magazine
http://magazines.scholastic.com/Election-2012
From Scholastic Magazine, this website highlights the 2012 Presidential Election. It includes news from this period, an electoral map, and video highlights.
  Kids Voting USA
http://www.kidsvotingusa.org/
Kids Voting USA is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan, organization that fosters an informed, participating electorate by educating and actively engaging young people and their families in voting and other elements of effective civic engagement.
  Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections
http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/
This site provides maps of the electoral vote election results for the years 1789-2012.
 
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