- The U.S. Capitol
EBSCOHost Databases – Articles from more than 6,000 magazines and newspapers are indexed, most in full text, from children’s magazines to professional research journals.
Point of View Reference Center — Articles supporting pro and con sides (aka Point and Counter Point) of current issues. Helps develop arguments to support positions/develop arguments.
USA.gov This is the (U.S) government database.
White House (official website) White House officials of the current Presidential Administration maintain this site.
The U.S. Supreme Court Building
Supreme Court Cases This is a great site to get information regarding major Supreme Court cases.
U.S. Social Security Administration (official website)
Sweet Search – Sweet Search is a Search Engine for Students. It searches over 35,000 websites that research experts and librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved. The experts constantly evaluate the search results and ‘fine-tune’ them by increasing the ranking of websites from organizations such as the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, PBS and university websites.
ProCon.org The purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. We research issues that are controversial and important, and we present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent, and primarily pro-con format at no charge.
Other MLA Citation Tools and Resources
NoodleTools (citation creator)
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Debate and Persuasive Essay/Speech Formats
Lincoln and Douglas
Lincoln-Douglas Debate Format
Persuasive Speech-Essay Format