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Subject: Political Science & Government

Gallup Analytics

U.S. and global data and metrics parsed by demographic and socio-economic groups.

Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections

For user name and password, contact the Services Desk. Presidential Election Results by State 1824-2004, by County 1964-2004, 1948-1960, 1990-2006; Senatorial Election Results by County 1990-2007; Gubernatorial Election Results by County 1990-2007; Presidential Primary Election Results by County 2000-2008; Election Turnout Data by County 2000-2004; and Presidential Election Results by Precinct.

Political Extremism and Radicalism

Primary Sources (books, pamphlets, newspapers, newsletters, posters) from far-right and far-left groups of the 20th Century in the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia.

Social Explorer

Provides easy access to demographic data about the United States, 1790 – present. Creates maps and reports based on decennial censuses of 1940 to 2010 and the American Community Survey. Data is downloadable for use with spreadsheet and mapping applications.

Human Rights Studies Online

Documentation, videos, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and crimes of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Coverage includes Holocaust, Armenia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, and others.

Revolution and Protest Online

Videos, images, books, articles, and digitized primary sources focused on how revolutions, protests, resistance, and social movements have shaped and transformed the human experience globally from the 18th – 21st century.

Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy

Digitized files from State Department officials, Associated Press reporters, and US Armed Forces personnel covering involvement in Vietnam from 1960-1975.

Indian Claims Insight

Full text of Court of Claims and Indian Claims Commissions docket histories related. In addition to court documents docket histories also cite treaties, related congressional publications, and maps.

Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century

4 modules: 1 & 2) Federal Government Recods & Supplement – FBI files and records from the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford and Reagan presidencies; 3) Organizational Records and Papers, Part 1 – from 3 major civil rights organizations: Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, and the National Association of Colored Women’s […]

Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files

Official records, reports and correspondence from State Department personnel describing political, military and socioeconomic matters and interactions with foreign government officials. Modules cover Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East (1940-1975 – dates vary by country)