hey George i was thinking we need laws or something to maintain the new country.?
that sounds like a great idea let's call it the articles of confederation
the three branches of Government
This is the supreme court
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments
The first attempt to write a constitution. it had many problems 1. they gave too much power to the states. 2.they could not tax there for no money.
The three branches of government were made so no one could have too much power
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. Right to keep and bear arms in order to maintain a well regulated militia. Right to due process of law, freedom from self-incrimination, double jeopardy.