Historical Documents
The Magna Charta (1215)
95 Theses (1517)
Martin Luther
The Augsburg Confession (1530)
The Colony of Roanoke (1586)
Queen Elizabeth I's Speech to the Troops at Tilbury (1588)
The Settlement Of Jamestown (1607)
by Captain John Smith
Mayflower Compact (1620)
How The Pilgrims Lived (1621)
by Governor Edward Winslow
The Fundamental Orders of 1639
The First Thanksgiving Proclamation (1676)
Rules of Civility (1744)
by George Washington
Braddock's Defeat (1755)
by George Washington
In Opposition to Writs of Assistance (1761)
by James Otis
Resolutions of the Stamp Act (1765)
Daniel Boone Settles Kentucky (1769)
The Charlotte Town Resolves (1775)
Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking up Arms (1775)
Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death (1775)
by Patrick Henry
The Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776) drafted by George Mason
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
Samuel Adams Advocates American Independence (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress (1777)
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (1777)
The Paris Peace Treaty (1783)
The Annapolis Convention (1786)
George III's Letter on the Loss of America (1780s)
The Northwest Ordinance (1787)
Alexander Hamilton On the Adoption of the Constitution (1788)
Letter Introducing Constitution (1787)
by George Washington
The Constitution of the United States (1789)
Letters From a Federal Farmer
(The Anti-Federalist Papers)
George Washington's First Inaugural Address (1789)
The Proclamation of Neutrality (1793)
By George Washington
The Treaty of Greenville (1795)
Washington's Farewell Address (1796)
The Iroquois Constitution(17??)
Thomas Jefferson's First Inaugural Address (1801)
The Burning of Washington (1814)
by Dolley Madison
A British Account of the Burning of Washington (1814)
Democracy In America (1835)
by Alexis de Tocqueville
Vol. I Part A
Vol. I Part B
Vol. II Part A
Vol. II Part B
Vol. I (Palm Docbook format)
Vol. II (Palm Docbook format)
How a Log Cabin Was Built (1822)
Monroe Doctrine (1823)
Texas Declaration of Independence (1823)
Concord Hymn (1837)
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Andrew Jackson's Farewell Address (1837)
Self-Reliance (1841)
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Peter Wilson on The Empire State (1847)
The Clay Compromise Measures (1850)
by John C. Calhoun
The Fugitive Slave Act (1850)
The Underground Railroad (1850)
by Levi Coffin
The Charge Of The Light Brigade (1855)
by Lord Alfred Tennyson
The Fall Of The Alamo (1860)
The Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
The Gettysburg Address (1863)
Abraham Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address (1865)
Daniel Boone's Move to Kentucky
by Theodore Roosevelt
The 1913 Income Tax Form
The American Scholar (1937)
The Japanese Surrender Documents - WWII (1945)