The Declaration of Independence. The Constitution. The Bill of Rights. America’s founding documents were the result of debates and compromises that created a new nation unlike any other. Learn more about the history and content of America’s defining documents. 

What Are Our Responsibilities as U.S. Citizens?

A Constitution and Citizenship Day Q&A with Jeffrey Rosen

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They may not be so ‘self-evident’
Surprising details about our nation’s founding document

13 Facts About the U.S. Constitution

Surprising details about our nation’s founding document

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How Did the Bill of Rights Come to Be?

Learn more about the history and evolution of the first 10 amendments

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Test Your Knowledge of the Declaration of Independence

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The 19th Amendment by the Numbers

Key facts about how women gained the right to vote

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