Kyra Ritter

National Archives

What's in the National Archives

Did you know that the National Archives is the record keeper of America? It holds many things including The Bill of Rights, and The Constitution. Also the Declaration of Independence.

Where and Why

The original building is in Washington D.C. The National Archives was created by an Act of Congress. It was made to hold records and important documents.

The Main One

The National Archives was established in 1934. The National Archives is in many places. The main one is Washington D.C. N.A.R.A. stands for National Archives and Record Administration.


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United States Constitution: on display in the National Archives in Washington, D.C..Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 15 Apr. 2014.