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The U.S. Constitutionis one of the most important documents in history and serves as the founding principle for the United State of America. USConstitution.com is the web's home for the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, Supreme Court cases and other founding and influential documents in United States history.

The Bill of Rights and other amendments - The only changes to America's founding document, the Bill of Rights and the other constitutional amendments have changed the text of the Constitution into the document that America lives by today.

Speeches - USConstitution.com is the home on the web for some of the greatest speeches from America's most important citizens - from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Supreme Court Cases – The Supreme Court has been charged with interpreting the Constitution as the supreme law of the land since America’s founding, and every one of these cases is crucial to America’s understanding of its greatest document.


Where is the Constitution Now?

Since 1952, the Constitution has been on display in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Currently, all four pages are displayed behind protective glass framed with titanium. To preserve the parchment’s quality, the cases contain argon gas and are kept at 67 degrees Fahrenheit with a relative humidity of 40 percent.