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Government Research Guide: Core documents of U.S. democracy

Core Documents of the United States

Read a transcript or view images of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights through the National Archives' official website:

Another source for these documents and other core documents is the GPO's web portal, Core Documents of Our Democracy

Books on the Bill of Rights

Books on the U.S. Constitution

Sample subject headings

Civil rights -- United States

Constitutional amendments -- United States

Constitutional history -- United States.

Constitutional law -- United States.

United States. Constitution

United States. Constitution. 1st-10th Amendments

United States. Declaration of Independence.

Books on the Declaration of Independence

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