Listed here is a selection of important documents that have shaped the politics, culture, values, and ideas of America.
Name: US Declaration of Independence
Description: Founding document, declared the independence of the American colonies from Great Britain in 1776
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Name: US Constitution
Description: Charter for the new Republic, passed in 1788 by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Name: US Bill of Rights
Description: First 10 Amendments to the US Constitution, protecting individual liberties and limiting the powers of government