Revolutionary War Cause and Affect Timeline (Affects) Peter/James

  • Delclaration of Independance

    Delclaration of Independance
    The purpos of this American document was to tell the world why America was breaking away from British rule
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    America’s first attempt at organized government was the ill-conceived Articles of Confederation. This government gave the new “states” too much power and was insufficient as a means of governing a nation.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    The 1787 Constitutional Convention resulted in the elimination of the Articles of Confederation and the formation of a new, more effective government and constitution.
  • Constitution of the U.S. created

    Constitution of the U.S. created
    Is the supreme law of the Unites States of America
  • Constitution of the U.S, ratified

    Constitution of the U.S, ratified
    The constitution was accepted to be the supreme law of the U.S.
  • Federalist Papers

    Federalist Papers
    The Federalist Papers were a series of essays written by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, which outlined reasons why the states should ratify the Constitution. Set of 85 articles or essays promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
  • Period: to

    Trials and Tribulations of the New Nation

    Foreign policy issues, newspaper wars, and partisan politics threatened to destroy the new nation in its infancy.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    Although many legislators believed a Bill of Rights was not necessary as part of the Constitution, it was nevertheless included. The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
  • Bill of Rights Ratified

    Bill of Rights Ratified
    they were accepted as federAL law