Important events between the articles of confederation and the constitution

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    Articles of confederation and constitution

  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris signed- ends America Revolutionary war
  • Acquisition of Northwest Territory

    Congress acquires the land ceded by Virginia north and west of the Ohio River.
  • Land Ordinance passd

    Established a process to administer newly acquired lands
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Daniel Shay and upset, armed farmers tried to take weapons from an arsenal in Springfield, Mass.
  • First Meeting of Constitutional Convention

    Delegates from all states except Rhode Island meet in Phillidelphia to revise articles.
  • Northwest Ordinance Passed

    Says slavery is prohibited in new region