Founding Documents

The Declaration of Independence

Introduction When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the politicalbands which have connected them with...

The United States Constitution

Preamble We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the...

The Bill of Rights (Amendments 1 - 10)

Preamble to the Bill of Rights *Congress of the United States begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thous...

Amendments 11-27 of the U.S. Constitution

Amendment 11 - Authority of Federal Courts Restricted (Ratified February 7, 1795) The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed ...