U.S. Political and Historical Documents

All links verified as of March 2, 2017
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]
  • HTML (Single page, 3 KB) at the Constitution Society
  • Text file (2 KB) at the Constitution Society
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The Articles of Confederation (Nov. 15, 1777) [GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, 22 KB) at the Constitution Society
  • Text file (21 KB) at the Constitution Society
  • 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
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at the Constitution Society
  • 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 Constitution Society
  • 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 the Constitution Society

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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
  • HTML (Multi-page) at the Constitution Society
  • 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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Poems (Johnson) (c. 1750-80?)
An Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1751)
On the Origin of Inequality (1754)
Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding (pub. 1754)
A Dictionary of the English Language (1755)
On Political Economy (1755)
On the Sublime and Beautiful (1756)
On Taste (Burke) (1756)
Of the Standard of Taste (Hume) (1757)
Candide (1759)
The Prince of Abyssinia (or, Rasselas) (1759)
The Theory of the Moral Sentiments (1759)
Tristam Shandy (1759-67)
Confessions (Rousseau) (c. 1762; Pub. 1782)
Emile (or, On Education) (1762)
Rameau's Nephew (1762)
The Social Contract (1762)
Philosophical Dictionary (1764)
The Plays of William Shakespeare (Johnson) (1765)
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (1765? - 2nd ed. 1768)
Sorrows of the Young Werther (1774)
Common Sense (1776)
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88)
Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (pub. 1779)
The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics (1780)
Critique of Pure Reason (1781)
The Lives of the Poets (1781)
Poems (Blake) (1783-94)
Prolegomena (1783)
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Introduction to the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1786)
Constitutional Convention Debates (1787)
Constitution of the United States (1787; effect. 1789)
Anti-Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Critique of Practical Reason (1788)
Elements of Chemistry (1789)
Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789)
Songs of Innocence (1789)
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