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October 2000
Updated JUNE, 2007

GRADE LEVEL: K-12, Advanced

This Web portal offers free access to more than 20,000 U.S. government Web sites in one easy-to-search, central location.

This is a typical Web portal -- nothing flashy, mostly text.

This site is organized according to Interesting Topics; even Web novices will find the information they seek. A keyword search tool is available for finding specific information, and users can access the official sites of the three branches of government from FirstGov.

Do you have questions about government services? Do you know where to find answers? FirstGov is the place to begin when researching information about the government. Conducting business online is convenient; users can buy postage stamps and savings bonds, file income taxes, or apply for a passport. Parents and educators have quick, easy access to a variety of topics, including Arts and Culture, Environment and Energy, and Public Service Opportunities. This is a one-stop source for information about government services.