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Historical Documents Everyone Should Know
By Sarah Lane
Aug 14, 2011, 8:14am



Important Historical Documents Everyone Should Know

There are numerous documents that everyone who is a citizen of the United States should be familiar with. We all learn them in school but the trick is keeping them all straight. For those that need a refresher course, or for those who are studying them right now, here are a few of the major milestones in American History.


The Declaration of Independence

The Constitution

Articles of Confederation


Bill of Rights

Monroe Doctrine

The Emancipation Proclamation

Louisiana Purchase Treaty

Homestead Act

13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Abolition of Slavery

14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Civil Rights (1868)

15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Voting Rights (1870)

19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Women’s Right to Vote (1920)




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