Philosophy of Government Through the Years

  • Declaration of Independence

  • Creation of the Articles of Confederation

  • Ratification of the Articles of Confederation

  • Ratification of the Constitution

  • Formation of the Department of State

  • Formation of the Department of Treasury

  • Chartered the Bank of the United States

  • Ratification of the Bill of Rights

  • Kentucky Resolution #1

  • Virginia Resolution

  • Kentucky Resolution #2

  • Jefferson's Presidency

  • Jackson's Presidency

  • U.S. Entry in WWII

  • Formation of the Department of Interior

  • Dred Scott Case

  • Lecompton Constitution

  • Freeport Doctrine

  • Beginning of the Civil War

  • Formation of the Department of Agriculture

  • Emancipation Proclamation

  • Ending of the Civil War

  • 13th Amendment

  • Black Codes

  • 14th Amendment

  • 15th Amendment

  • Formation of the Department of Justice

  • Jim Crow Laws

  • Interstate Commerce Act

  • Department of Commerce

  • Elkins Act

  • Department of Labor

  • 17th Amendment

  • U.S. Entry in WWI

  • Espionage Act

  • Sedition Act

  • 19th Amendment

  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Department of Veterans Affair

  • Emergency Banking Relief Act

  • Department of Defense

  • Secretary of Health, Education, Warfare

  • Engel v. Vitale

  • District of Abington Township vs. Schempp

  • 24th Amendment

  • Civil Rights Act

  • Griswold v. Connecticut

  • Voting Rights Act

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • Department of Transportation

  • Voting age lowered to 18

  • Creation of Department of Energy

  • Department of Education

  • Department of Health and Human Services

  • Planned Parenthood v. Casey

  • Department of Homeland Security