Swiss Roots

SWISS ROOTS: THE SISTER REPUBLICS

June 10 – 30, 2006

Swiss Roots brought the Swiss Federal Charter, known as the "Schweizer Bundesbrief," to the National Constitution Center. This occasion marked the first time this 715-year-old historic document had ever been shown outside of Switzerland. The Sister Republics exhibition shows the close constitutional ties between the U.S. and Switzerland, highlighting Swiss migration to the U.S. and Swiss involvement in the U.S. Revolutionary and Civil Wars.