From the U.S. Senate, this annotated version of the Constitution provides the original text (left-hand column) with commentary about the meaning of the original text & how it has changed since 1789 (right-hand column). Free resource.
Official versions from the National Archives of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, & the Bill of Rights. View & download images of the original documents or read transcripts. Free resource.
U.S. Statutes at Large
KF50 .U5 (1st Floor) 1937 to present
Text of laws as passed by Congress & signed by the presidents
Formerly "Thomas" from the Library of Congress. Now part of Congress.gov. Track legislation, view sessions live, read the Congressional Record & committee reports, etc., back to the 101st Congress, 1989-90. CR app available for download. Free resource.
Search & browse this retrospective collection of largely Congressional, but also Executive, documents of the first fourteen U.S. Congresses. The nearly 6,300 publications are a rich source of primary material on wide-ranging aspects of early American history. CU subscription.
Beginning with 1774, this site brings together online the records & acts of Congress from the Continental Congress & Constitutional Convention through the 43rd Congress, including the first three volumes of the Congressional Record, 1873-75. Free resource.