Revolution to Constitution

By mda326
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    Battles of Lexington and Concord This was the first battle of the American Revolution. Follow this link to learn more.
  • George Washington Named Commander and Chief

    George Washington Named Commander and Chief
    George Washington was named Commander and Chief of the American army.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    On this day the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration was actually voted on two days earlier.
  • Articles of Confederation Adopted

    Articles of Confederation Adopted
    The Articles of Confederation were adopted by the Second Continental Congress as the first governing document of the United States.
  • Articles of Confederation Ratified

    Articles of Confederation Ratified
    This is the date that the Articles were actually ratified by the states.
  • General Cornwallis Surrenders

    General Cornwallis Surrenders
    Cornwallis surrendered 7000 troops in Yorktown.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The United States and Great Britain signed the <a href=">Treaty of Paris</a>
  • The last British Troops Leave

    The last British Troops Leave
    The last of the British troops leave New York, and Washington rides in victorious.
  • United States Constitution Signed

    United States Constitution Signed
    The Constitution of The United States of America was written to replace the Articles of Confederation. It is the oldest written national consitution in use.
  • United States Constitution Ratified

    United States Constitution Ratified
    The Constitution of the United States is officially ratified when New Hampshire signed it on this day.