Leading Up To The Signing of the Constitution

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In History
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    The Signing Of The Constitution

    In this time period everything was about debating and figuring out what would happen to this country in the future.
  • Articles of Confederation

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

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris gave the U.S. most of the land from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Shay's Rebellion was when Daniel Shays organized over 1,000 farmers to protest against Massachusetts high taxes on farmlands.
  • The Constitutional Convention

    The Constitutional Convention
    The Constitutional Convention opend in Independence Hall in Philedelphia and was held to fix the Articles of Confederation.
  • The Virginia Plan

    The Virginia Plan
    The Virginia Plan was the plan of government that James Madison had devised to classify the 3 branches of government.
  • The New Jersey Plan

    The New Jersey Plan
    The New Jersey Plan gave all th states both the same amount of power and representatives in the House of Representatives.
  • The Northwest Ordinance

    The Northwest Ordinance
    The Northwest Ordinance was a law that allowed new territories to become states in the future.
  • The Great Comprimise

    The Great Comprimise
    The Great Comprimise declared that there would be 2 Houses in the new Congress. The House of Representatives wich the number depended on population and Congress wich had 2 representatives per state.
  • The Preamble

    The Preamble
    The Preamble was written so the people would know that the they ran the country.The Preamble was the opening of the Constitution.
  • The signing of the Constitution

    The signing of the Constitution
    All the members of th eConstitutional Convention got together and signed the Constitution.
  • 4 More States Ratify the Copnstitution

    4 More States Ratify the Copnstitution
    Pennsylvainia, New Jersey, Georgis, and Connecticut were the 4 states to ratify the Constitution on Jan. 9, 1788.
  • The Constitutiion is Ratified by One More State

    The Constitutiion is Ratified by One More State
    New Hampshire became t6he 9th state to ratify the Constitution.
  • The Debate Over th eBill of Rights

    The Debate Over th eBill of Rights
    The debate over the Bill of Rights was thr Debate over protecting the citizens rights.
  • The Debate Over the Bill of Rights

    The Debate Over the Bill of Rights
    The debate over the Bill of Rights was the debate over protecting the citizens rights. Delegates felt these rights must be a part of the Constitution.
  • The Constitution Ratified By Deleware

    The Constitution Ratified By Deleware
    Deleware became the first state to ratify the Constitution
  • First President of the United States Was Elected

    First President of the United States Was Elected
    George Washington was the first president to be elected in the United States.
  • First President of the United States Sworn In or Inaugerated

    First President of the United States Sworn In or Inaugerated
    George Washington. the first presidernt of the United States, was Inaugerated in New York City in the Federal Hall.
  • The Constitution is Ratified by the Final State

    The Constitution is Ratified by the Final State
    Rhode Island was the final state to ratify the Constitution on May 29th, 1790.
  • The Bill Of Rights Was Added To The Constitution

    The Bill Of Rights Was Added To The Constitution
    The Bill of Rights, or the first 10 amendments, was added tot he Constitution. They were written to protect the rights of the people.
  • The Surpreme Court

    The Surpreme Court
    The Surpreme Court granted the right to put a stop to any law passed by Congress or signed by the President.