Founding Documents

Documents that contributed to or were foundational to the Founding Philosophy of the United States.
Working, informal…

  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Magna Carta
  • The Mayflower Compact
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • Articles of Confederation
  • The United States Constitution
  • The Bill of Rights
  • Washington’s Farewell Address
  • The Gettysburg Address

Virginia Declaration of Rights – Wikipedia

Working – Possible additions (to add to this page; check what we already have in the eBooks)…

  • Adam Smith – Wealth of Nations
  • The Federalist Papers
  • Common Sense
  • The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine
  • John Locke, John Stuart Mill…
  • Greek and Latin Classics

Rights of Man by Thomas Paine

Microsoft Word – Dec_of_rights. — 3 page summation