Important Documents of the American Revolution

American Government Documents

Alien and Sedition Acts
Articles of Confederation
Fugitive Slave Act of 1793
George Mason - The Virginia Declaration of Rights
Jay's Treaty of 1796
Proclamation of Neutrality
The Declaration of Independence
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787
The United States Constitution

British Acts of Parliament

The Stamp Act
The Sugar Act

Famous Speeches

Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms
John Hancock's Boston Massacre Oration
Patrick Henry - Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
Shall Liberty or Empire be Sought?

Inaugural Addresses

First Inaugural Address of George Washington
First Inaugural Address of James Madison
First Inaugural Address of Thomas Jefferson
Inaugural Address of John Adams
Second Inaugural Address of George Washington
Second Inaugural Address of James Madison
Second Inaugural Address of Thomas Jefferson

Miscellaneous Documents

Letter of Transmittal of the US Constitution
Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments
Report of the Annapolis Convention in 1786
Thomas Jefferson's Notes on Authoring the Declaration of Independence

State of the Union Addresses

Second Inaugural Address of George Washington

War Treaties

The Paris Peace Treaty of 1783
Treaty of Greenville - 1795