These sites are about Missouri’s state government and include specific information about Missouri’s elected officials such as the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state auditor, and more. Listen to live audio of the Senate and House of Representatives when they are in session or take a virtual tour of the governor’s mansion. Watch a short Missouri Heritage video about the state’s first capital and governor. There are links to eThemes Resources related to U.S. government and constitutions.
Scroll down the list of videos and click on "A State is Born" to learn about the forming of Missouri as a state and its first governor. Also includes information about St. Charles, the first capital of Missouri. Requires RealPlayer.
This resource includes facts about Missouri including symbols, history, and fun trivia. Included are online quizzes, virtual tours, and printable coloring pages. Two WebQuests on Missouri are also linked. eThemes Resources on Missouri immigrants, landforms, famous people, and the flag are referenced.
These sites cover the history of the Constitution of the United States. Includes information about the Constitution's signers and the Articles of Confederation, a document that some consider the original constitution. Classroom activity ideas are included. There are links to eThemes Resources on the branches of government and the Bill of Rights.