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Bacon's rebellion – 1676
 
Albany Plan of Union – 1754
 
The Currency Act – 1764
 
Rights of the British Colonies – 1764
 
New York Petition to the House of Commons – 1764
 
Quartering Act – 1765
 
Second Inaugural Address – George Washington – 1765
 
Declaration of Rights In Congress – 1765
 
Pennsylvania Assembly on the Stamp Act – 1765
 
Massachusetts Assembly to Governor Bernard – 1765
 
Stamp Act – 1765
 
Objections to Taxation – 1765
 
The Declaratory Act – 1766
 
The Townshend Act – 1767
 
Anonymous Account of the Boston Massacre – 1770
 
Account of the Boston Massacre – Captain Thomas Preston – 1770
 
Boston Massacre Oration – Joseph Warren – 1772
 
Rights of the Colonists – 1772
 
The Rights of the Colonists – Samuel Adams – 1772
 
Association of the Sons of Liberty in New York – December 15, 1773
 
Account of the Boston Tea Party – George Hewes – 1773
 
Tea Act – 1773
 
Plan for Union – 1774
 
Fairfax County Resolves, 1774
 
Quartering Act – 1774
 
Sugar Act – 1774
 
Declaration of Rights In Congress – 1774
 
Quebec Act – 1774
 
Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress – October 14, 1774
 
Administration of Justice Act – 1774
 
Suffolk Resolves – Joseph Warren – 1774
 
Massachusetts Government Act – 1774
 
Boston Port Act – 1774
 
Boston Massacre Oration – John Hancock – 1774
 
Circular Letter of the Boston Committee of Correspondence – May 13, 1774
 
Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death – Patrick Henry – 1775
 
Paul Revere – Midnight Ride to Lexington – 1775
 
Declaration Of The Causes And Necessity Of Taking Up Arms – 1775
 
Olive Branch Petition – 1775
 
Declaration of the Causes – 1775
 
Boston Massacre Oration – Joseph Warren – 1775
 
Charlotte Town Resolves – 1775
 
Proclamation Suppressing Rebellion – 1775
 
Conciliation with America – 1775
 
The Charlotte Town Resolves – 1775
 
Pitt's Speech on the Stamp Act – 1775
 
Declaration of Independence – 1776
 
Virginia Declaration of Rights – 1776
 
Virginia Declaration of Rights -1 – 1776
 
Concord Town Meeting Resolution – 1776
 
Common Sense – Thomas Paine – 1776
 
The Constitution of Virginia – 1776
 
The True Interest of America – Charles Inglis – 1776
 
Articles of Confederation – 1778
 
Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom – Thomas Jefferson – 1779
 
The American Crisis – Thomas Paine – 1780
 
Articles of Capitulation – 1781
 
Denny's Diary – 1781
 
New Hampshire State Constitution – 1783
 
The Paris Peace Treaty of 1783
 
James Madison's A Memorial & Remonstrance, June 1785
 
Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments – 1785
 
Virginia Bill for Religious Liberty – 1786
 
Annapolis Convention – 1786
 
Comparison of Jefferson's Original Bill for Religious Freedom in Virginia – 1786
 
Thomas Jefferson Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom (1786)
 
Thomas Jefferson – Virginia Bill of Rights – 1786
 
Letter Transmitting the Constitution – 1787
 
Constitution of the United States – 1787
 
Northwest Ordinance – 1787
 
The Northwest Ordinance – July 13, 1787
 
Federalist No. 10 – James Madison – 1787
 
Address of the Senate to President George Washington – 1789
 
First Inaugural Address -George Washington – 1789
 
Thanksgiving Proclamation – George Washington – 1789
 
Bill of Rights – 1789
 
First State of the Union Address – George Washington – 1790
 
The Whiskey Rebellion – 1794
 
The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 and 1799
 
Kentucky Resolution of 1799
 
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