The United States federal government works to create, enforce, and apply laws for the entire country, including South Carolina.
- Ben's Guide to US Government
Learn about all branches of the government with your friend, Ben Franklin.
- Branches of the Federal Government
Find out the duties of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of government.
- United States Constitution
Find out more about the history of the United States Constitution.
- Government Games
Test your knowledge with these games just for kids!
- About the Executive Branch
The Executive Branch makes sure that the laws of the United States are obeyed. The President of the United States is the head of the executive branch of government.
- The White House
The White House website has information about the White House building, the President, the First Lady, and more.
- Becoming the President
Find out who can become the President.
- Who's Who
Check out this list of all of our Presidents.
- About the Legislative Branch
The Legislative Branch has the power to make laws, and includes the Congress and government agencies such as the Government Printing Office and the Library of Congress.
- Pictures of Congressional Members from South Carolina
See pictures of the 2 Senators and 7 Representatives from South Carolina.
- Senators from South Carolina
Meet the two current U.S. Senators from South Carolina.
- Desk LIX
See the names of the senators who wrote their names in the drawer of this desk. Several are from South Carolina.
- About the Judicial Branch
The Judicial Branch decides arguments about the meaning of laws, how they are applied, and whether they break the rules of the Constitution.
- Supreme Court of the United States
The Supreme Court of the United States has nine judges and is the highest court in the country.
- Members of the Supreme Court
See a picture of the current members of the Supreme Court.