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World Governments

These sites give information about governments of countries all around the world.

Laws of Foreign Countries
Learn about laws from other countries with your About Guide to Lawyers. Don't assume that every other country has laws like ours!

Elections Canada
This site, also available in French, tells you all about Canadian government and elections. Interesting links include Third Parties and Electoral Reform.

Mexico - A Country Study
Learn about the government of Mexico, along with other exciting facts about geography, culture, and more. You can even learn about the history of Mexican government.

Houses of Parliament
Learn about the House of Commons and the House of Lords--the two houses of government of the United Kingdom. Yes, they sound like our House and Senate; but in some ways, they are very different. Find out how.

No. 10 Downing Street
The Internet home of the prime minister of the United Kingdom. Read the prime minister's latest speech. Find out about famous PMs in history. This site even tells you about the history of the building itself!

French Embassy
From the French Embassy itself comes a guide to the government, history, and culture of France. Check out the A-to-Z information page, as well as the Just 4 Kids page.

Background Notes: Germany
Facts and figures, words and pictures--the focus is on Germany. Find out how this large European nation has evolved from a 19th century military power to a 21st century economic power.

Visions of China
This CNN Special Report takes you behind the closed society that is China. Learn about how the Communist Party is interwoven through the fabric of Chinese society.

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