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Articles of Confederation: Primary Documents in American History

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Additional online information regarding the Articles of Confederation can be found on the following sections of the Library's website.


Selected highlights from this exhibition:

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Today in History


Title: The Articles of Confederation

Event Date: November 15, 2019

Summary: Nathan Dorn discusses the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, the first Constitution of the United States. A 1777 printing of these articles is part of the Law Library of Congress' rare book collection.

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