Historical Documents


Growth of a Nation
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A ten minute movie which depicts the geographic history of the United States from 1789.
America's Historical Timeline
 

Our thanks to American Revival for making the documents below available online.
Each title is a link to the document - click to view

The Magna Carta

The 'Albany Plan'

The Declaration of Rights

The Declaration of Rights and Grievances

The Virginia Declaration of Rights

Declaration of Independence

Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence

Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms

The Articles of Confederation

The Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787

United States' Constitution (annotated version)

The States' Debates on the adoption of the Constitution

States' Instruments of RatificationThe Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 & 1799

Virginia Resolution of 1798

Report of 1799, Virginia House of Delegates

The Holy Bible

The Federalist Papers
Editorials to the State of New York encouraging the Ratification of the Constitution

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!
Text of Patrick Henry's speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses

President George Washington's Farewell Address

Benjamin Franklin's Speech at the Constitutional Convention

A National Thanksgiving - George Washington

Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank
Thomas Jefferson

American Forefathers Quotes

Second Amendment Quotes

Economics Quotes

Libertirian Quotes

American Revival Media Room, Audio and Video

Educational Sites About Liberty
Mises Institute Home Page
Mises Institute Study Room
Lew Rockwell
LysanderSpooner.org
The James Madison Research Library and Information Center
Internet Modern History Sourcebook
The Austrian Economics Study Guide (several online books)
The Philosophy of Liberty (YouTube video)

Keeping and Baring Arms
GunCite | Purpose of the Second Amendment
National Rifle Association
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership
Gun Owners of America | Gun Owners Foundation
Second Amendment Foundation Online
Give Them Back.com
LouisianaCarry.org

Liberty in American History
Constitution Society | Liberty Library
Documentary History of the Bill of Rights
Early America
The Federalist Papers
Notes on the Debates in the Federal Convention
The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson
18th Century Documents
From Revolution to Reconstruction Documents
North American Slave Narratives
Archiving Early America
The Works of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Biography
Selected Opinions from Congressional Debates 1789-1836

Other Noteworthy Resources
Fully Informed Jury Association
FindLaw
Selected Works on Tyranny
Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decisions
Constitution of the United States (with extra annotations)
American Memory
The Countryside Transformed: The Railroad and the Eastern Shore of Virginia, 1870-1935
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Early American Newspapers Online
Archival Research Catalogue
Afro-Louisiana History and Geneaology
American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement
Making of America, University of Michigan
Making of America, Cornell University
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U. S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
Nineteenth-Century Documents
Digital History
African-American Newspapers, 1760-1975

American Revival Article Archive

Historical Documents on the Confederacy

Current Constitutions of the United States 

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South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming


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