Declaration of Rights, 1836
The Constitution of the Republic of Texas (1836). "These founding documents legally established the entity of Texas, set forth the rights and responsibilities of its people, and defined the scope and powers of its government."--Excerpt.
Declaration of Rights, 1836, Utica, NY
"In 1836, a convention of mechanics, farmers, and workingmen met in Utica, NY. The Equal Rights Party was formed at the convention and the document below is the product of that meeting"--Excerpt.
Documents on Slavery
Excerpts from Slave Narratives From Slavery to Freedom: The African American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909
The Market Revolution – Excerpt from An Address to the Working-Men of New-England (1832)
Moses Roper, b. 1815 A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper from American Slavery. North American Slave Narratives
Prince, Mary The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave
William Wells Brown, 1814?-1884 Narrative of William W. Brown, an American Slave. Written by Himself.