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  • Library of Congress   RQdN Awarded Site
      The Library of Congress presents an "American Memory." Providing free and open access through the Internet to the written words, pictures, and maps that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history. These materials chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
      http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
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  • Thomas   RQdN Awarded Site
      Named after Thomas Jefferson, this Government site has many historical documents in its searchable archives.
      http://thomas.loc.gov/home/histdoxmainpg.html


  • Articles of Association  [ circa 1774 ]
      Full text of the document. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/association/
  • Articles of Confederation  [ circa 1776 ]
      Full text of the document. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/confederation/
  • Bill of Rights  [ circa 1791 ]
      The first 10 amendments to the Constitution. These amendments were ratified on December 15, 1791. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/bill-of-rights/
  • Constitution  [ circa 1787 ]
      Full text of the document. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/constitution/
  • Declaration of Independence  [ circa 1776 ]
      Full text of the document. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/declaration/
  • The Federalist Papers  [ circa 1787-88 ]
      Written and published during the years 1787 and 1788 in several New York State newspapers to persuade New York voters to ratify the proposed constitution. The primary authors were Alexander Hamilton and James Madison with help from John Jay. In total, the Federalist Papers contains 85 essays outlining how this new government would operate and why this type of government was the best choice for the United States of America.
      http://www.mcs.net/~knautzr/fed/fedi.htm
    • The Anti-Federalist Papers  [ circa 1787-88 ]
        In contrast to the authors of the Federalist Papers, who supported ratification of the Constitution, not everyone agreed with them. Although the Pro-Federalists prevailed, the Anti-Federalists writings helped them play devil's advocate on certain issues they knew would surely be raised by the Anti-Federalists.
        http://www.wepin.com/articles/afp/
  • The Magna Carta  [ circa 1215 ]
      Full text of the document. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/magna-carta/
    • View Scanned Image of the Original Document
        Enlarged view of the document. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
        http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/magna-carta/image.htm
  • Mayflower Compact  [ circa 1620 ]
      The agreement among the settlers at New Plymouth. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/mayflower/
  • Royal Command to Christopher Columbus  [ circa 1492 ]
      Order of Priviledges and Prerogatives Granted to Christopher Columbus by King Ferdinand and Queen Elizabeth authorizing his voyage. From Gavel2Gavel.com.
      http://www.gavel2gavel.com/historical/ documents/columbus/


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