This app contains over 400 of the most influential documents, laws, speeches, and court cases in U.S. history. See the dramatic items which shaped our nation’s history in this extremely readable and convenient format.

Sort the documents chronologically or by type of document and importance.
Search for words or phrases in all documents, or in specific documents.
Besides just reading documents, this app has many useful features, available on an easy-to-use graphical toolbar. Includes:
-Add (and remove) notes anywhere in the document
-Highlight useful words or phrases
-Email any documents (including your notes)
-Save your changes for later viewing
-Remove customizations and go back to "original" document

All documents are stored locally on your iPhone / iPad, for easy reference.

-U.S. Constitution
-Declaration of Independence
-Articles of Confederation
-Complete collection of the Anti-Federalist Papers
-Complete collection of the Federalist Papers
-Many more Colonial, pre-colonial, and founding fathers’ documents.
-Confederate Constitution
- Gettysburg Address
-Star Spangled Banner
-Important Federal Laws (including Federal Judiciary Act, Alien and Sedition Acts, Interstate Commerce Act , Lend-Lease Act , and many more)
-Important Speeches by Presidents and other leaders (including Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy, Patrick Henry, Martin Luther King, Abraham Lincoln, and more)
-Important Civil Rights milestones (including Emancipation Proclamation, Civil Rights Act and more)
-War documents (including Declaration of War in WWI and WWII, Surrender of Japan, Surrender of Germany, and more)
-Famous Court Cases (including Brown v. Board of Education, Marbury v. Madison, Miranda v. Arizona, District of Columbia v. Heller, and more)
-Treaties shaping our nation’s history (including Treaty of Paris, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Treaty of Fort Laramie, and more)
-Influential Executive Orders (Desegregation, Peace Corps, and more)

What’s New

Version 1.2.4

Added additional documents:
-latest inaugural address
-Thomas Paine's The American Crisis
Fixed edit bar spacing bug

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

BiffTheWonderDog ,

Wonderful Collection

Pay no attention to the negative comment left by George Orr, who was apparently seeking something entirely different and then downgraded it for not meeting his expectations. I found it to supply a rich collection of documents fundamental to the formation and understanding of the United States. Although the interface could be more made a bit flexible regarding things like font size and background, it is truly is a bargain for $.99.

edwardo7 ,

Important US documents in one place

Great way to learn US history. When I have a few minutes or just want a break. Beats spending time on social media. Want to set my adult and college-age children up with this. So happy to find this app!


Great Collection

These documents present a fascinating map of our U.S. history-even those that preceded the Revolutionary War but impacted our Constitution and Bill of Rights. If you only purchase this app to have a handy reference for the words to the Star Spangled Banner, it is a great value.

App Privacy

The developer, Workman Consulting LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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