How do you cite Footnotes from the Constitution?

How do you cite Footnotes from the Constitution?

Cite the federal constitution by “U.S.” or the abbreviated name of the state.

  1. Basic form. Abbreviated name of Constitution art. Article number in Roman numerals.
  2. Examples. U.S. Const. art.
  3. Basic form. Identical to reference list entry, using parentheses as needed.
  4. Examples. Freedom of assembly is guaranteed by Mass. Const.

How do you cite quotes from the Declaration of Independence?


  1. When citing the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution itself, do not cite it in the “Works Cited” list.
  2. The first time you reference the work, include the institutional author (US) and date (1776) in your parenthetical reference.
  3. Ex: “. . . in the Declaration of Independence (US 1776).”
  4. Advanced citing:

How do I cite the US Constitution in APA?

All citations of the U.S. Constitution begin with U.S. Const., followed by the article, amendment, section, and/or clause numbers as relevant. The terms article, amendment, section, and clause are always abbreviated art., amend., ยง, and cl., respectively. Preamble is abbreviated pmbl. (as in my opening quotation).

Do you have to cite the Declaration of Independence?

If you are citing the Declaration or Constitution itself, do not cite it in the works cited list. This is because both are considered well-known, or common knowledge documents. In your text, do not underline or use quotation marks for the words Declaration of Independence or Constitution of the United States.

How do you reference Harvard regulations?

Basic format to reference legislation

  1. Popular title of Case (in italics).
  2. Year (in round brackets).
  3. Volume number.
  4. Reporter abbreviation.
  5. First page number. e.g. Reurich v Sureway Employment and Training Pty Ltd (2018) FCA 680.

How do you cite a political cartoon?

Format for citing political cartoons Artist’s Last Name, First Name. “Title if Any.” Publication Name, date of publication, page number or URL if online. Example #1 (political cartoon retrieved in print): Block, Herbert.