Background Documents in Japanese



Portrait of the USA Japanese
eJournal: Snapshot USA Japanese
eJournal: The Movie Business Today Japanese
eJournal: Immigrants Joining the Mainstream Japanese
Sports in America (PDF 5MB) Japanese


Outline of U.S. Government Japanese
Rights of the People Japanese
Principles of Democracy Japanese
About America: How the U.S. Is Governed Japanese
The U.S. Elections 2004 (PDF 2.1 MB) Japanese
eJournal: The Long Campaign: U.S. Elections 2008 Japanese
USA: Elections in Brief Japanese
Barack Obama: 44th President of the United States Japanese
Obama in Cairo: A Commemorative Transcript
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON A NEW BEGINNING Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009
(PDF 680 KB)
Obama in His Own Words Japanese
U.S. Foreign Policy in the 21st Century (PDF 2.45 MB) Japanese

Economy and Trade:

eJournal: Roots of Innovation Japanese
U.S.-Japan Regulatory Reform Reports Japanese


USA Education in Brief Japanese
If You Want to Study in the United States
1: Undergraduate Study (PDF 3.16 MB)
2: Graduate and Professional Study and Research (PDF 3.16 MB)
3: Short-Term Study, English Language Programs, Distance Education and Accreditation (PDF 1.1 MB)
4: Getting Ready to Go: Practical Information for Living and Studying in the United States (PDF 1.1 MB)
eJuornal: College and University Education in the U.S. Japanese
eJournal: See You in the U.S.A. Japanese
Education in the USA: A Brief Overview (PDF) Japanese


The U.S. Constitution Japanese
Outline of U.S. Legal System Japanese
eJournal: The U.S. Supreme Court: Equal Justice Under Law Japanese
eJournal: Anatomy of a Jury Trial Japanese
CSR Report for Congress - Gun Control Legislation
(Not available online)
CSR Report for Congress - Child Pornography: Recent Developments and Pending Issues
(Not available online)


Abraham Lincoln: A Legacy of Freedom Japanese
Free at Last: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement Japanese
Outline ofU.S. History Japanese


USA - Landmarks & Industry (Map, PDF) Japanese
Outline of American Geography Japanese
USA Map with Facts in Brief Japanese
eJournal: National Parks, National Legacy Japanese

Media and Information:

"Fair Use" on the Internet: Copyright's Reproduction and Public Display Rights(Not available online.) Japanese
CRS Report: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Amendments: 110th Congress Japanese
"Intellectual Freedom and Censorship Q&A"
(English original not available online)
Edward R. Murrow - Journalism at its Best Japanese


21st-Century Agriculture Japanese
eJournal: Energy Efficiency: The First Fuel Japanese


eJournal: A World Free of Nuclear Weapons Japanese

Fundamental Documents of American History and Democracy:

The Mayflower Compact (1620) Japanese
The First Thanksgiving Proclamation (1676) Japanese
The Declaration of Independence (1787) Japanese
The Constitution of the United States of America (1787) Japanese
The Federalist Papers, No. 10 (1787) Japanese
Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural (1801) Japanese
The Monroe Doctrine (1823) Japanese
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address (1863) Japanese
The Emancipation Proclamation (1863) Japanese
Fourteen Points (1918) Japanese
The Four Freedoms (1941) Japanese
The Truman Doctrine (1947) Japanese
Farewell Address to Congress - Douglas MacArther (1951) Japanese
Atoms For Peace (1953) Japanese
John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address (1963) Japanese
Martin Luther King Jr., "I Have a Dream" (1963) Japanese
Civil Rights Statement (1964) Japanese
Human Rights and Foreign Policy (1977) Japanese
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