Category: Constitution

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut – 1639 0

Fundamental Orders of Connecticut – 1639

Forasmuch as it hath pleased the Allmighty God by the wise disposition of his diuyne1 pruidence so to Order and dispose of things that we the Inhabitants and Residents of Windsor, Harteford and Wethersfield...

Massachusetts Body of Liberties – 1641 0

Massachusetts Body of Liberties – 1641

A Coppie of the Liberties of the Massachusets Collonie in New England The free fruition of such liberties Immunities and priveledges as humanitie, Civilitie, and Christianitie call for as due to every man in...

English Bill of Rights 1689

English Bill of Rights 1689

An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown Whereas the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons assembled at Westminster, lawfully, fully and freely representing all...

Mayflower Compact 0

Mayflower Compact

The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the Separatists, also known as the “Saints”, fleeing religious persecution from James VI and I. They traveled aboard the...

United States Bill of Rights 0

United States Bill of Rights

The following text is a transcription of the first ten amendments to the Constitution in their original form. These amendments were ratified December 15, 1791, and form what is known as the ‘Bill of...

Other Amendments to the Constitution of the United States 0

Other Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

Constitutional Amendments 1-10 make up what is known as The Bill of Rights. Amendments 11-27 are listed below.

The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787 0

The Constitution of the United States of America, 1787

Preamble We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings...

Magna Carta 0

Magna Carta

The translation sets out to convey the sense rather than the precise wording of the original Latin. JOHN, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and Aquitaine,...