The Leading up to the Constitution of the United States

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In History
  • Articles of Confederation Adoped

    Articles of Confederation Adoped
    The Articles of Confederation left the government weak and gave most power to the states.
  • Treaty of Paris

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

    Shay's Rebellion
    Shay's Rebellion was when Daniel Shay's organized over 1000 farmers to proteset against Massachusetts high taxes.
  • The Constitutional Convention

    The Constitutional Convention
    The Constitutional Convention was the meeting of 12 states delegates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that re-placed the Articles of Confederationog the Constition.
  • Virginia Plan

    Virginia Plan
    The Virginia Plan was a plan for the government that includes legislative branch, Executive branch and Judicial branch.
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    The New Jersey Plan gave all the states the same number of representatives.
  • The Great Compromise

    The Great Compromise
    In the grat Compromise the new congress would have two seperate houses based on population.
  • Preamble

    Preamble
    The athors wanted to show that the people held the power.
  • The Signing of the Constition

    The Signing of the Constition
    The signing of the Constition was when people signed the Constition.
  • The Constitution ratifed by first state

    Delawere became the first state to ratify the Constitution.
  • Four more States ratified the Constitution

    Pennsylvaina, New Jersey, Georgia and Connecticut ratify the contitution.
  • Constitution ratifies by one more state

    New Hampshire ratified the Constitution.
  • Debate over Bill of rights

    The Debate over the Bill of rights was protesting citzens rights. Delegates felt these rights must be a part if the Constitution.
  • First President of the United States was elected

    George Washington was chosen to be the first U.S president.
  • Frist President was sworn in or inaugurat

    George Washington was sworn in on federal hall in New York city.
  • Constitution ratified by th final state

    Rhode Island ratified thr Constitution.
  • The Bill of rights was added to hte Constitution

    The Bill of Rights are the first ten amandments to the Constitution written to protect the rights of the citizens.
  • Supreme Court Granted Certain right

    The Supreme Court can put a stop to any passed law by congress or sogned by the President.