U.S. Political and Historical Documents

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List of Works
[Mayflower Compact]   [Articles of Confederation]   [Federalist Papers]   [Anti-federalist Papers]   [Constitutional Convention Debates]   [U.S. Constitution]  
Works listed on separate author's page
[Declaration of Independence]   [Emancipation Proclamation]   [Gettysburg Address]   [Lincoln's First Inaugural]   [Lincoln's Second Inaugural]  

The Mayflower Compact (Nov. 11, 1620) [HC]
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg
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The Articles of Confederation (Nov. 15, 1777) [GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, indexed) at USConstitution.net
  • Audiobook (MP3, Apple M4B, M3U, Ogg Vorbis) of The Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address at Librivox (Read by Michael Scherer)

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  • Paperback edition of The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments; The Declaration of Independence; and the Articles of Confederation (CreateSpace, 2010, 94 pg).
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The Federalist Papers (Oct. 1787 - May 1788) [GBF,GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
The Federalist Papers were written by James Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton under the shared pen name of
"Publius".
  • MultiFormat (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg
  • Audiobook (MP3, Apple M4B, M3U, Ogg Vorbis) at Librivox (Multiple readers)
  • Audiobook (MP3, Apple M4B, Ogg Vorbis, Speex) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Mass Market Paperback edition (Bantam Classic and Loveswept, 1989, 483 pg).
  • Audio Cassette edition, unabridged, of The Giants of Political Thought : Common Sense, the Declaration of Independence, & The Federalist Papers, narrated by Craig Deitschmann (Simon & Schuster, 1998).
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The Anti-Federalist Papers (1787)
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at The Federalist Papers
  • Audiobook (MP3, Apple M4B, M3U, Ogg Vorbis) at Librivox (Multiple readers)

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  • Mass Market Paperback edition of The Anti-Federalist Papers and the Constitutional Convention Debates (Signet Classics, 2003, 416 pg).
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The Constitutional Convention Debates (1787)
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at Teaching American History

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  • Mass Market Paperback edition of The Anti-Federalist Papers and the Constitutional Convention Debates (Signet Classics, 2003, 416 pg).
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The Constitution of the United States (Sept. 28, 1787; took effect March 9, 1789) [GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Bill of Rights linked from menu bar) at the National Archives
  • Audiobook (MP3, Apple M4B, M3U, Ogg Vorbis) of The Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address at Librivox (Read by Michael Scherer)

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  • Hardcover edition of The Constitution of the United States of America, with all Amendments (Applewood Books, 1995, 36 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Bill of Rights and Amendments 11-27; and The Declaration of Independence (National Center for Constitutional Studies, 2015, 52 pg).
  • Kindle edition (BN Publishing, 2016).
  • Audio CD edition of the Unabridged U.S. Constitution & Declaration of Independence (BN Publishing, 2016).
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The Prince (c. 1505-1515; pub. 1532)
The Praise of Folly (1509)
Orlando Furioso (1516; rev. 1521&1532)
Utopia (1516)
Ninety-Five Theses (1517)
The Babylonian Captivity of the Church (1520)
On Christian Liberty (1520)
To the Christian Nobility (1520)
Concerning the Bondage of the Will (1525)
The Courtier (1528)
Discourses on the First Ten Books of Livy (pub. 1531)
Gargantua and Pantagruel (pub.c. 1532-1564)
Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536)
Spiritual Exercises (c. 1541)
On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres (1543)
The Book of Common Prayer (1549)
Table-Talk (pub. 1566)
The Way of Perfection (c. 1566)
Essays (Montaigne) (1575)
Interior Castle (1577)
The Ascent of Mt. Carmel (c. 1585)
The Dark Night of the Soul (c. 1588)
The Two Gentlemen of Verona (c. 1589-1591)
The Taming of the Shrew (c. 1590-1591)
The First Part of King Henry the Sixth (1591)
The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth (1591)
The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth (c. 1591-1592)
Titus Andronicus (c. 1591-1592)
King Richard the Third (c. 1592-1593)
Doctor Faustus (1593?; pub. 1604)
Venus and Adonis (1593)
The Comedy of Errors (1594)
Edward the Second (1594)
The Rape of Lucrece (1594)
Love's Labour's Lost (c. 1594-1595)
The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (pub. 1594-1662)
Poems (Donne) (c. 1595-1631)
Romeo and Juliet (1595)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595)
King Richard the Second (1595)
Prothalamion (1596)
The Faerie Queene (1596)
King John (1596)
The Merchant of Venice (c. 1596-1597)
The First Part of King Henry the Fourth (c. 1596-1597)
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1597)
The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth (c. 1597-1598)
Much Ado About Nothing (c. 1598-1599)
The Passionate Pilgrim (1599)
Sonnets to Sundry Notes of Music (1599)
The Life of King Henry the Fifth (1599)
Julius Caesar (1599)
As You Like It (c. 1599-1600)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (c. 1599-1601)
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