Ten Most Important Documents in American History

The History News Network asked readers to identify the ten most important documents in American history, and here's the list: Common Sense (1776) The Federalist Papers (1784-1788) Northwest Ordinance (1787) Seneca Falls "Declaration of Sentiments" (1848) Emancipation Proclamation (1863) Gettysburg Address (1863) Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1868) Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points (1918) George C. …

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