The amazing war for the constitution for our country.

Timeline created by karenrg17
In History
  • Articles of Confederation adopted

    Articles of Confederation adopted
    The articles of Confederation was the first plan of government that left the central government weak and gave most of hte power to the states.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris gave the United States land all the way from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River.
  • the Treaty of Paris

    the Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris gave the U.S. most of the land from the Alantic Ocean all the way to the Mississippi River.
  • Shays rebellion

    Shays rebellion
    Shays rebellion was when Daniel shays organized over 1,ooo farmers to protest against Massachussettes high taxes on farmland.
  • The Constitutional Convection

    The Constitutional Convection
    The Constitutional Convection opened in the Independence hall in Philidelphia and was held to fix The Articles of Confederation.
  • The Virginia Plan

    The Virginia Plan
    The Virginia Plan was all about the three branches of government the Executive, the Judicial, and the Legaslative branch plus abody of judges called The Supreme court
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    The New Jersy plan was all about each state having 2 representatives because Virginia thought that it was unfair that every other state had more representatives than Virginia.
  • Northwest Ordiance

    Northwest Ordiance
    The Northwest Ordiance was a law that allowed New territorys to have a chance to become a state.
  • The Great Compromise

    The Great Compromise
    In The Great Compromise the new congress would have 2 seperate houses. In The House of Representatives each state would have representatives based on the population in each state.
  • signing of the Constitution

    signing of the Constitution
    The delegates all agreed to sign the constitution so everybody would have free rights.
  • The Constitution ratified by the first state

    The Constitution ratified by the first state
    Delaware becomes the first state to modify the Constitution.
  • Constitution ratified by one more state

    Constitution ratified by one more state
    New Hampshir eratifys the constitution.
  • The debate over The Bill Of Rights

    The debate over The Bill Of Rights
    The debate was over protecting the citizens rights. The Delagates felt these rights must be a part of the Constitution.
  • First president of the United States was elected

    First president of the United States was elected
    George Washington was chosen to be the First president of The United States.
  • Constitution ratified by the final state

    Constitution ratified by the final state
    Rhode Island the 8th and final state ratifys 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 10 amendments to the Constitution written to protect the rights of citizens.
  • 4 more states ratified the constitution.

    4 more states ratified the constitution.
    Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Conneticut, ratified the constitution.
  • First president was sworn in or inagurated.

    First president was sworn in or inagurated.
    Washington was was sworn in on a balcony in Federal Hall in New York City.