Creating a Commonwealth: A Guide to Your State Government - Prepared under the direction of the Office of the Parliamentarian, this booklet is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to learn more about Pennsylvania State
Making Law in Pennsylvania (PDF) - Designed for young and old alike, "Making Law in Pennsylvania" takes you through the Legislative Process in Pennsylvania, from the Idea Stage through to the Governor's Signature.
Pennsylvania History - Information about the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can be found on the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission's website including Pennsylvania's symbols.
Pennsylvania General Assembly - The website of the Pennsylvania General Assembly which is made up of both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Bill of Rights - Amendments 1-10 of the Constitution
The Declaration of Independence - The full text of the Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States - The full text of the U.S. Constitution
Library of Congress - The largest library in the world and the nation's library
Federal Government - A look inside
The Federalist Papers - A list of titles of the 85 Federalist Papers
Homework Spot - Homework information portal for all grade levels, includes reference links to virtually every subject topic found in schools.
Bartleby - the most comprehensive reference publisher on the web, meeting the needs of students, educators, and the intellectually curious.
America's Library - The Library of Congress site for families and children - an excellent site for American history and culture.
National Geographic for Kids - fact filled features in one area. Find maps, photos and more.
New York Times Learning Network - for grades 3-12. Includes new summaries, daily news quiz, test prep questions and more.
Senator Rafferty spoke with 4th grade students about State Government.