Historical and Current Events Documents

American History

The Declaration of Independence

The Articles of Confederation

The Constitution

The Federalist Papers

Thomas Paine, The American Crisis

Gettysburg Address

The War Powers Act

Current Events and Speeches

1996 Republican Party Platform

Contract With America

1997 State of the Union Address

State of the Union Address, January 1996

The Republican Response

Audo samples of presidential speeches

Newt Gingrichspeeches. speeches.

President Clinton's Fiscal Year 1997 Budget Proposal

Archives of President Clinton's speeches

Historical Political Texts

The Magna Carta

Presidential Inaugural, State of the Union, and Farewell Addresses

Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" Speech

1992 Democratic Platform

Communist Manifesto

Pointer to a huge list of historical and government documents

A modest but very good collection of diplomatic history documents

Miscellaneous Texts

Hanover College collection of historical documents and texts

Project Avalon Project Guttenberg, a huge collection of "on-line" texts.

Map collection at the University of Texas.

Go to Political Science 105 page

Go to H. T. Reynolds page