Leading up To The Constitution

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In History
  • Articles of Confederation Adopted

    Articles of Confederation Adopted
    The Articles of Confederation was the 1st plan of government that left the Central Government weak and gave most of the power to the states.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Teaty of Paris gave the United States the land from the Atlantic Ocean west to the Mississippi River.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Shay's Rebellion was when Daniel Shays organized over 1000 farmers to protest against Massachusetts high taxes on farm land.
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    The New Jersey Plan gave all states the same numder of Represenatives in congress.
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    The northwest Ordinance was a law that allowed new territories to have a chance to become a state.
  • The Great Compromise

    The Great Compromise
    The Great Compromise was a plan stated by Roger Sherman.
  • Preamble

    Preamble
    The authors wanted to show that the people held the power in the country.
  • The Signing of the Constitution

    The Signing of the Constitution
    The delegates of the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution.
  • The Constitution ratified by the first state

    The Constitution ratified by the first state
    Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the Constitution.
  • 4 more states ratified the Constitution

    4 more states ratified the Constitution
    Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, and Connecticut ratified the Constitution.
  • Constitution ratifed by one more state

    Constitution ratifed by one more state
    New Hampshire Was the 9nth state to ratify the Constitution.
  • Debate over the Bill of Rights

    Debate over the Bill of Rights
    The debate was over protecting the citizens rights,delegates felt these rights must be a part of the Constitution.
  • The first President of the United States was elected

    The first President of the United States was elected
    George Washington Was the first U.S. President.
  • The first President was Inaugurated

    The first President was Inaugurated
    Washington was sworn in on a balcony at Federal Hall in New York City.
  • Constitution ratified by the final state

    Constitution ratified by the final state
    Rhode Island ratified the Constitution.
  • The Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution

    The Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution
    The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments of the Constitution.
  • Supreame Court granted certain right

    Supreame Court granted certain right
    The Supreame Court can stop a law that is not constitutional.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    The meeting of twelve states delegates and Philedelphia and Pennsylvania that replaced the Articles of Confederation with a new Constitution.
  • The Virginia Plan

    The Virginia Plan
    The Virginia Plan was James Madisons plan that was stated by Virginia's popular govenor and it said that we should have three branches of government.