Containing the complete and unabridged text
of the original documents which founded the United States of America.
1776: Declaration of Independence
Sent to leaders around the world by the thirteen original American
Colonies, to proclaim their dissolution from King George III of England,
and to make the United States of America her own sovereign nation.
1777: Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union
Document which served as the foundation of government for the
thirteen original American Colonies and is regarded as the first
Constitution of the United States.
1787: Federalist Papers
A series of 85 essays from the Founding Fathers, written and published
to gain public support to ratify a new United States Constitution,
intended to replace the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union.
1787: United States Constitution
1789: Bill of Rights
1795-1992: Constitutional Amendments