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13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Abolition of Slavery

14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights

15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Voting Rights

16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax

19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women's Right to Vote

Account of the Boston Massacre

Alien and Sedition Acts

Armistice Agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State

Annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States

The Articles of Confederation

The Bill of Rights

Brown v. Board of Education

Boulder Canyon Project Act

Chinese Exclusion Act

Civil Rights Act

Compromise of 1850

Dawes Act

Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of taking up Arms
July 6, 1775

The Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies

Declaration of War Against Germany

Declaration of War Against Japan

De Lôme Letter

Dred Scott v. Sanford

Edison's Patent Application for the Light Bulb

Eisenhower's Farewell Address

The Emancipation Proclamation

Executive Order 9066: Japanese Relocation Order

Executive Order 9981: Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Executive Order 10730: Desegregation of Central High School

Executive Order 10924: Establishment of the Peace Corps.

Federal Judiciary Act

The Federalist Papers

First Draft of Franklin D. Roosevelt's War Address

General Order 143

The Gettysburg Address

Gibbons v. Ogden

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death
Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775.

Glidden's Patent Application for Barbed Wire

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Homestead Act

Interstate Commerce Act

The Iroquois Constitution

Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding the Lewis & Clark Expedition

Thomas Jefferson on Slavery

Kansas-Nebraska Act

Keating-Owen Child Labor Act of 1916

Lee Resolution

Lend-Lease Act

Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

The Louisiana Purchase

Magna Carta

Manhattan Project Notebook

Marbury v. Madison

Official Program for the March on Washington

The Marshall Plan

Dr. Martin Luther, 95 thesis (1517)

Mayflower Compact 1620

McCulloch v. Maryland

Monroe Doctrine

Morrill Act

National Industrial Recovery Act

National Labor Relations Act

North Atlantic Treaty

The Northwest Ordinance July 13, 1787

Pacific Railway Act

Pendleton Act

Platt Amendment

Plessy v. Ferguson

U.S. Recognition of Israel

Theodore Roosevelt's Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine


Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy

Servicemen's Readjustment Act

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

Social Security Act

Social Security Act Amendments

Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia

Test Ban Treaty

Tennessee Valley Authority Act

Treaty of Fort Laramie

Surrender of Fort Sumter

Surrender of Germany

Treaty of Ghent

Official Instrument of Surrender (Japan)

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Treaty of Paris, 1763

Truman Doctrine

United Nations Charter


Virginia Plan

Voting Rights Act

Wade-Davis Bill

APRIL 30, 1789

Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points

The Zimmermann Telegram







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