Constitutional History

     At the page on American Constitutional History, you will find links to a number of resources, including:
The National Humanities Institute Center for Constitutional Studies Source Documents:


The Avalon Project at Yale Law School, maintaining documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy:


“Basic Readings in American Democracy” including important documents, speeches, poems, and commentary from the colonial period forward, maintained by the State Department of the United States: 

     From the present page or the navigation bar at the left you may also link to speeches and letters of constitutional importance by leading figures in American history, including Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, and Robert Jackson.