CultureGrams Find information on 190 countries or investigate the 50 states of the USA. You can find information from politics, religion and language to cultural recipes and photographs.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Provides full text access to differing points of view on current social issues. This tool is great for debates and reports on controversial issues.
Scholastic GO! An encyclopedia for grades 4 – 8. Includes information on animals, U.S. states, countries, science, and more. This is a compilation of the former databases: Amazing Animals, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, New Book of Popular Science, Grolier Encyclopedia, and Encyclopedia Americana.
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Provides thousands of full-text articles on a variety of social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political and global issues. Articles are selected from around 1500 newspapers, magazines, journals and government publications. Includes news information, maps, and almanac information.