"OFFENSES AGAINST GOD AND RELIGION" William Blackstone (1765). Showing the common understanding that the integrity of the judicial system depends upon the participants' belief in God.
JOURNALS OF THE CONTINETAL CONGRESS, 1774-1789 Thirty-four volumes Published by the Library of Congress, 1904-1937; This invaluable collection of documents tells what took place in Philadelphia as the United States was being birthed (notice as you read, the fervent hatred for the popes and the Catholic Church)
DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO SLAVERY IN AMERICA Massive collection of primary sources regarding slavery in America.
THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, A Slave's Autobiography (1789)
CONFEDERATE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Although overshadowed by the military campaigns of its generals, the Congress and executive departments of the Confederacy enacted laws and issued administrative rulings that profoundly affected the lives of Southerners during the Civil War.
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