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United States History - Primary Resources

The New Republic 1783-1800


Alien & Sedition Acts, 1798

American State Papers, 1789-1838

The Annapolis Convention

The Articles of Confederation

Atlases - History Department at the United States Military Academy

The Bill of Rights

A Century of Lawmaking (Library of Congress) U.S Congressional Documents & Debates - An invaluable site for primary source Congressional documents.  Includes Debates of Congress, Statutes and Documents, Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, and Debates of Congress

Charters of Freedom, Constitution of the United States, National Archives and Records Administration

Congressional Debates - Annals of Congress 1789-1824 (1st Congress - first session of the 18th Congress), Register of Debates 1824-1837 (2nd session of the 18th Congress -25th Congress), Congressional Globe 1833-1873 (23rd Congress -42nd Congress), Congressional Record 1873-present

The Constitution of the United States (1787))

David Rumsey Map Collection

Declaration of Independence - Library of  Congress

The Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1789-1791 - Establishing the Executive Departments

Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789

Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy, 1778-present

The Federalist Papers

The Founders' Constitution, University of Chicago Press and the Liberty Fund

The Founding Fathers

The Historical Records of Congress

In the Beginning Was the Word: The Russian Church and Native Alaskan Cultures

Interactive Constitution, National Constitution Center

The Jay Treaty

John Marshall

John Marshall Primary Sources

The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Judiciary Act of 1789

Judiciary Act of 1789 - Library of Congress

Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

Map of Exploration and Settlement, 1675-1800

Map of the Exploration and Settlement of North America, 1675-1800

Northwest Ordinance

"An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio"

An Outline of American Government

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Historical Maps of the United States

Religion and the New Republic

Religion and the State Governments

Sullivan/Clinton Campaign of 1779

"Tales of the Early Republic" including "Jacksonian Miscellanies" Archives

Thomas Jefferson Papers (Library of Congress)

Thomas Jefferson on Politics and Government: Quotations from the Writings of Thomas Jefferson

United States Constitution (Library of Congress)

United States Foreign Policy Timeline