Resources > Primary Sources > Timeline of Primary Resources > 19th Century
Year Author & Title of Document Source on the Internet
1801 Thomas Jefferson -First Inaugural Address Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents (USHDA)
http://www.bartleby.com/124/pres16.html
1803 Marbury v. Madison From Revolution to Reconstruction: A Hypertext on American History http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1801-1825/
marshallcases/mar01.htm
1814 Francis Scott Key- Star Spangled Banner

The University of Oklahoma Law Center
http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/ssb.html

American Treasures of the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm065.html

1830 The Removal Act 28 May 1830- An Act to provide for an exchange of lands with the Indians residing in any of the states or territories, and for their removal west of the river Mississippi. http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/removal.htm
1831 Appeal of the Cherokee Nation- Cherokee Nation v. State of Georgia From Revolution to Reconstruction: A Hypertext on American History http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1801-1825/
marshallcases/mar03.htm
1831 The Confessions of Nat Turner (PBS) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/
part3/3h500.html
1831 William Lloyd Garrison- The Liberator http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h2928t.html
1835 George Bancroft - The Office of the People in Art , Government and Religion - Text of an Oration Delivered Before the Adelphi Society of Williamstown College, in August 1835. http://www.bartleby.com/268/8/31.html
1836 Angelina Grimke -Bearing Witness against Slavery (same as "Appeal to Christian Women of the South?) Women's History Sourcebook
http://history.furman.edu/~benson/docs/grimke2.htm
1839 Constitution of the Cherokee Nation http://www.yvwiiusdinvnohii.net/history/CherConst1839.htm
1842 27th Congress, 2nd Session, 1842, House Document 1098 -A report on the removal of the Cherokee Indians to lands west of the Mississippi river. Includes a copy of the 1839 Cherokee Constitution and Laws of the Cherokee Nation http://www.1st-hand-history.org/Congress/hd1098/album1.html
other information Early American History Archive
http://www.1st-hand-history.org/Lindex.htm
1845 Frederick Douglass - A General Survey of the Slave Plantation From Revolution to Reconstruction: A Hypertext on American History
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/fdouglas/doug02.htm
1848 Horace Mann - Report No. 12 to the Massachusetts School Board

Civnet > Resources for Teacher & Students > Documents
http://www.civnet.org/resources/teach/
basic/part3/16.htm

1848 Seneca Falls Declaration Women's History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/
mod/Senecafalls.html
1849 Henry David Thoreau - Civil Disobedience

Thoreau Reader
http://eserver.org/thoreau/civil.html

1849 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - published 1849 http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/doughtml/doughome.html
1850 Narrative of Sojourner Truth http://www.digital.library.upenn.edu/
women/truth/1850/1850.html
1852 Martin R Delany, "The condition, elevation, emigration and destiny of the colored people of the United States" (a full text edition of the book) http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/delany/intro.htm
1854 Elizabeth Cady Stanton Address to the Legislature of New York on Women's Rights Women's History Sourcebook
http://www.furman.edu/~benson/docs
/w-rights1.htm
1857-1892 Political cartoons by Thomas Nast - which appeared in Harper's Weekly http://immigrants.harpweek.com/
http://www.csubak.edu/~gsantos/cat15.html
1861 Harriet Ann Jacobs - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/JACOBS
/hjhome.htm
1861 Abraham Lincoln - First Inaugural Address Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents (USHDA)
http://www.bartleby.com/43/33.html
1863 Emancipation Proclamation

US Historical Documents Archives (USHDA)
http://www.bartleby.com/43/34.html

1863 The Gettysburg Address

Library of Congress Exhibitions Online
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/gadd/

1865 Abraham Lincoln - Second Inaugural Address

US Historical Documents Archives (USHDA)
http://www.bartleby.com/43/41.html

1865 Jourdon Anderson letter

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6369/

1866 The 1866 Civil Rights Act http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/
reconstruction/activism/ps_1866.html
1871 Walt Whitman =- Democratic Vistas

American Studies, University of Virginia
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/
Whitman/vistas/vistas.html

1873 Susan B. Anthony - Women's right to vote Women's History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/
1873anthony.html
1876 Oration of Frederick Douglass at the unveiling of the Freedman's Monument, April 14, 1876. http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/LINCOLN/
douglass.html
1880 Frederick Douglass assesses the meaning of emancipation in 1880. http://www.gliah.uh.edu/black_voices/
voices_display.cfm?id=86
1881 The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass http://docsouth.unc.edu/douglasslife/douglass.html
1883 Emma Lazarus - New Colossus

Basic Readings in U.S. Democracy
http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/
facts/democrac/63.htm