'Hailed as "the Oxford English Dictionary of American constitutional history," the print edition of The Founders' Constitution has proved since its publication in 1986 to be an invaluable aid to all those seeking a deeper understanding of one of our nation's most important legal documents.'
"In this course, we have compiled a Multi-Touch book for iPad – Exploring the United States Constitution - as well as blog posts, online articles, videos, documents, and activities in the DocsTeach App for iPad.
You will learn about the Constitutional Convention, drafting and ratifying the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the three branches of our Federal government, and how the National Archives is preserving our Constitution. While exploring the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, you will touch on topics including: the Census, Senators' pay, patents, the school lunch program, voting rights, child labor, the Electoral College system, declaration of war, Japanese-American internment, the Watergate investigation, school integration, violence toward civil rights activists, religion and the presidency, court packing, military tribunals, the right to a fair trial, unreasonable searches ..."
" To provide American citizens direct online access to the basic Federal Government documents that define our democratic society, a core group of current and historical Government publications is being made available for free, permanent, public access via GPO Access. These titles contain information which is vital to the democratic process and critical to an informed electorate. "
'Yale law school puts numerous historic documents online; their collection of documents related to the Founding begins at this site. Unfortunately, the producers of the Avalon documents have, to date at least, emphasized quantity over quality, in that they haven't done a very good job of proof-reading scanned or transcribed documents. Mostly this results in occasional misread characters, but I have occasionally found whole words mis-transcribed.' (Dr. Calvert).
"...offers an extensive library on both constitutional thought and on the development of American constutionalism both before and after the founding. The Liberty Library is part of the website of the Constitution Society, which otherwise specializes in some rather fringe-group ideas, such as creative ideas about militias and various government-conspiracy theories. Still, the historical documents are excellent." (Dr. Calvert)
"Recommendation by the Confederation Congress for a convention of delegates to consider "the necessity of devising such further provisions as shall render the [federal government] adequate to the exigencies of the Union". Provided by the Avalon Project.