Constitutional and Early Government

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    Ancient to 20th Century legal documents such as the Athenian Constitution (Yale Law School)

    Annals of Congress. Volume 1, debates from the First Congress, 1789 (Congressional Observer Publications)

    Annapolis Convention, 1786 - Articles of Confederation, Madison Debates, Federalist Papers, U. S. Constitution (Yale Law School)

    Articles of Confederation (Yale University)

    Articles of Confederation (University of Kansas)

    A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873 (Library of Congress)

    Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents (University of Oklahoma)

    Constitution Society

    Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention Documents - 274 documents relating to the work of Congress and the drafting and ratification of the Constitution, extracts of the journals of Congress, resolutions, proclamations, committee reports, and treaties (Library of Congress)

    Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention Documents, 1774-1789 (Library of Congress)

    Declaration of Independence (National Archives and Records Administration)

    Declaration of Independence (Library of Congress)

    Declaration of Independence (Yale Law School)

    Declaration of Independence (Library of Congress)

    Scanned originals of the Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and Constitution (Emory Law School)

    Emancipation Proclamation (Indiana University)

    Emancipation Proclamation (Yale Law School)

    The Federalist Papers (Emory Law School)

    The Federalist Papers (University of Oklahoma)

    Federalist Papers - search (Library of Congress)

    The Gettysburg Address, 1863 (University of Kansas)

    Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States : from George Washington 1789 to George Bush 1989 (Yale Law School)

    Lincoln's First Inaugural Address (Library of Congress)

    Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (Bartleby Online)

    Louisiana Purchase Treaty, 1803 (Yale Law School)

    Mayflower Compact (Yale University)

    The Mayflower Compact (University of Kansas)

    Official Territorial Papers (National Archives and Records Administration)

    South Carolina Declaration of Secession

    Thomas Jefferson's First Inaugural Address (Indiana University)

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