Declaration of Independence
A transcription of the Declaration.
Declaration of Rights
George Mason's Virginia Declaration influenced The Declaration
of Independence and the Bill of Rights.
President Abraham Lincoln
of the United States
Literally, this document is the "Law of the Land".
of 1812: The Treaty of Ghent (December 24,
"The Great Charter" of King John. Signed at Runnymede in 1205,
this document granted various rights to Englishmen and limited the
power of the King. This established English common law, which
greatly influenced the Founding Fathers. This version is a
translation from 1297.
Woodrow Wilson's War Message to Congress (April 2,
asks Congress to declare war on Imperial Germany, thereby
introducing the United States into World War One.
War 2 Documents--This
new page features the texts of many important documents, speeches
and treaties dealing with World War 2.
Einstein Letter to Roosevelt on the Atomic Bomb