Government Links for Students

Tying It All Together

The legislative process is explained.

How Our Laws Are Made

A detailed text description of the legislative process.

How Our Laws Are Made by Chapter

The above document, broken down into chapters.

Enactment of a Law

The Declaration of Independence

The full text of the Declaration of Independence.

Early Congressional Documents

A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.

The Federalist Papers

A list of titles of the 85 Federalist Papers.

The Constitution of the United States

The full text of the U.S. Constitution.

Bill of Rights

The full text of the Bill of Rights.

Other Amendments to the Constitution

The full text amendments 11 through 27 to the Constitution that have been ratified.

U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875

A century of lawmaking for a new nation.

Historical Information

From the Office of the Clerk of the House.

Historical Documents

From the Library of Congress.