- Academic Bill of Rights
The Academic Bill of Rights is a document promulgated by conservative political author David Horowitz. It attempts to establish principles of free expression on...
- Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations
In 1947 President Harry S Truman issued an executive order for the government to catalog organizations engaged in subversive activity against the United States...
- Bill of Rights
A new nation established the Bill of Rights in 1791 to guard against an oppressive national government by establishing certain rights. The Bill of Rights...
- Carolene Products Footnote Four
Justice Harlan Fiske Stone in a case upholding a federal law regulating "filled" milk inserted a footnote that marked a Supreme Court shift in giving more...
- Cato's Letters
The First Amendment drew language from Cato's Letters, which endorsed free speech and said that people must be able to "petition for redress" their government....
- Constitution of the Confederate States of America
- Continental Congress: Declaration and Resolves
- Continental Congress: Letter to the Inhabitants of the Province of Quebec
- Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, announced the United States’ independence from Britain. The Declaration...
- Detached Memoranda
President James Madison's “Detached Memoranda,” written after his presidency, reveals his increasing emphasis on separation of church and state, showing...
- English Bill of Rights
The English Bill of Rights, mainly the work of the English Parliament, is associated with “The Glorious Revolution” in 1688. The document, known as the...
- Four Freedoms
- Magna Carta
- Maryland Toleration Act of 1649
- Mayflower Compact
- Memorial and Remonstrance
- Northwest Ordinance of 1787
- On Liberty
- Pentagon Papers
- State Constitutional Provisions on Religion
- Ten Commandments
- Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions of 1798
- Virginia Declaration of Rights
- Virginia Report of 1800
- Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom