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African National Congress, Historical Documents Archive
The African National Congress

The "Documents" section of the larger African National Congress (ANC) website presents a wealth of primary-source documents--pamphlets, newspaper articles, conference and trial proceedings, press statements, speeches--either produced by members of the ANC or directly concerned with the ANC's role... [more]

Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Yale Law School

This website is a collection of more than 600 full-text documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy, and government. Documents are divided into four categories: pre-18th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, and they are also indexed alphabetically by author,... [more]

Famous Trials
Professor Doug Linder, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

These extensive primary- and secondary-source materials surround 50 court trials, primarily from American and European history. The trials range in date from Socrates in 399 BCE to the Moussaoui (9/11) Trial in 2006. Though most of the trials are drawn from U.S. history, quite a few are of interest... [more]

Foreign Relations of the United States
U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian

This archive presents the documentary history of major U.S. foreign policy decisions from the Nixon-Ford, Johnson, Kennedy, Eisenhower, and Truman administrations. These declassified records from the Presidential libraries, Departments of State and Defense, National Security Council, Central... [more]

German Propaganda Archive
Randall Bytwerk

This archive of Nazi and East German Propaganda contains printed propaganda aimed at the German public, as well as posters and propaganda produced to guide the propagandists. The hundreds of documents are sorted first by time period--pre-1933, 1933-1945, and East German propaganda--and then by... [more]

Marxists Internet Archive
Jorn Andersen, Brian Basgen, Chris Croome, Alphonso Pangas, David Walters and a global volunteer cooperative

Translated into 25 languages, this site presents a wealth of primary-source information on Marxists, Marxist writings, and Marxist history. The more than 2,000 documents are browsable through an index of writers, history, or subjects. The "select author" menu at the bottom of the page links to more... [more]

National Security Archive
National Security Archive, George Washington University

This archive is dedicated to increasing the availability of U.S. documents declassified by the Freedom of Information Act. In fulfilling this mission, this site contains hundreds of digitized primary-source documents as exhibits, archive projects, and electronic briefing books. The two exhibits are... [more]

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project
University of Oklahoma Law Library and the National Indian Law Library

This website contains codes, constitutions, treaties, land titles, and Supreme Court decisions relating to the more than 500 Native American tribes in the United States. The bulk of the material lies in the "IRA (Indian Reorganization Act) Era Constitutions and Charters" section with close to 300... [more]

Political Database of the Americas
Georgetown University

The extensive primary documents, statistical data, and reference materials collected here cover the governmental structures of thirty-five countries in the Western Hemisphere. Though the website is hosted in the U.S., the U.S. receives no more attention than do countries in Latin America and the... [more]

Taiwan Documents Project
Taiwan Documents Project

This site, maintained by "a privately funded, non-partisan entity," provides full-text access to about 150 documents ranging from 1662 to the present concerning the dispute over Taiwan. It begins with the Treaty between Koxinga and the Dutch Government, and then presents the 1874... [more]

World War I Document Archive
Great War Primary Documents Archive, Inc.

This site presents hundreds of primary-source documents and images from all over the world relating to World War I, with particular emphasis on military, diplomatic, and political dimensions. Government documents are arranged both chronologically and by type, including treaties and convention... [more]

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