Guide to U.S. Government: Historical Documents
This site, created by the U.S. Government Printing Office, provides
information about a number of historical documents such as the Declaration
of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the Gettysburg Address.
Charters of Freedom
Each year more than a million visitors come to the Rotunda of the National
Archives to see the Charters of Freedom on display there: the Declaration
of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. You can view
them online here.
A Chronology of US Historical
Organized by century, the University of Oklahoma College of Law provides
a directory of links to historical documents that date from the Pre-Colonial
Era to the present.
The Exhibit Hall
The National Archives and Records Administration provides their government
document and historical exhibitions online, including the Charters of
Freedom, "American Originals: Treasures of Congress," and "When Nixon
The National Constitution Center links to historical documents that
relate to American Constitutional History, such as the Mayflower Compact,
the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers, the Emancipation
Proclamation and more.
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