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Social Studies Websites
Controversial Social Issues
- Pros and Cons on Controversial Issues
- Social Issues Index - Multnomah County Library (Lists of links on a variety of issues)
- U.S. Dept of State - Country Background Information
- CIA World Factbook
- Library of Congress Country Profiles
- C-SPAN (national coverage)
- California Public Policy News (News and commentary from California newspapers)
- California Elections and Voter Information