- America's Founding Fathers - Delegates to the Constitutional Convention - In 1787, 55 delegates attended the Constitutional Convention sessions, but only 39 actually signed the Constitution; read biographies of all the delegates.
- Bill of Rights - Charters of Freedom - Examine the original Bill of Rights.
- Constitution - Read the transcript and download high-resolution images.
- Creating the Declaration of Independence: A Timeline - Find out how the Declaration of Independence came to be and what happened between June 7 - August 2, 1776.
- Declaration of Independence - View the Declaration up close, read the transcript, or download high-resolution images.
- Emancipation Proclamation - Proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
- Government and Law - Collections of historical documents, photos, and even some recordings pertaining to our government and historical events.
- Today's Document App - This app is an interactive gallery that allows you to explore the holdings of the U.S. National Archives.