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Franciscan Web Page
The Franciscan Web Page provides comprehensive information about the order, its history and current activities, colleges and universities, a tour of Assisi, and other interesting information.
The official Web site of the Arizona Office of Tourism provides information on topics ranging from city weather reports to Arizona's deserts, trails, mountains, and waterways.
The Five Spanish Missions of San Antonio
Descriptions and very good photographs of the five Spanish missions in San Antonio, Texas, including San Antonio de Valero, the Alamo.
San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
The National Park Service provides very good information, history, and illustrations of the individual missions as well as information about visiting the park.
NAA: Hotlinks to Newspapers Online
Newspaper Association of America offers a gateway to news media Web sites, including U.S. dailies (searchable by state), Canadian newspapers, selected
international press, weeklies, agencies and associations, business papers, and alternative press.
Vote Smart Web
The interactive map of the United States leads to detailed information on each state's elected officials, politics, and elections. Includes local voter registration
information. Check "Issue Links" for political and social sources on the Web.
Part of the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas at Austin, these pages present maps of California and several cities within the state. Topographical, geological, historical, and other maps are included.
California Division of Tourism
Home page of the California Division of Tourism offers guidelines to visitors, including maps, weather information, and a searchable database.
State and Local Government on the Net: California
Connections to official state, county, city government pages.
California State Home Page
Official home page of the state of California provides useful links to a host of related sites, including California government Internet servers; a guide to official agencies and laws; and historical, cultural, and economic information.
Tools for Teaching at Links to the Past
Site maintained by the National Parks Service offers a wealth of information for teachers interested in archaeology, ethnography, history, and more. Includes lesson plans, chronologies, and guides to classroom resources and programs. Grades 112 and up.
The U.S. Gazetteer is the search engine for the U.S. Census Bureau database. Enter the name of a town or county and the search results will yield census information and access to the Tiger Map Server.
National League of Cities
Page describes activities of the organization, the municipal leagues that it sponsors, and provides connections to a wide variety of city, state, federal government, public policy, and political resources on the Internet.
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