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Reading the Constitution
The Constitution Annotated
The Constitution Annotated provides a comprehensive overview of how the Constitution has been interpreted over time. From Congress.gov.
Text of the Constitution, with Annotations
This readable text of the Constitution comes with notes that annotate the history and interpretation of the Constitution. From the Library of Congress and the Congressional Research Service.
The U.S. Constitution Resources Guide
From the Bill of Rights Institute, text of the Constitution with links to further information and a downloadable PDF.
From the National Constitution Center, this interactive Constitution provides the text, interpretation, and history of the document from legal scholars.
Creating the Constitution
America's Founding Documents
From the National Archives, transcripts and articles about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
Creating the U.S. Constitution
From the Library of Congress, this history tells the story of the writing and ratification of the Constitution and its legacy.
Creating the Bill of Rights
History of the amendment process for the Constitution and the creation of the Bill of Rights, from the Library of Congress.
The Drafting Table
From the National Constitution Center, discover which ideas and documents influenced the authors of the Constitution.