After the American Revolution was won and Britain surrendered the Declaration of Independence was signed by people such as George Washington, James Madison and Benjamin Franklin
Three Branches of Government
A states government divided into three branches to balance the power throughout the state. The state branches are the Judiciary, Legislative, and Executive Government.
I'm a Federalists i support a strong central government
I'm Anti-Federalist and we shouldn't be controlled by a stronger government
After the American Revolution the people needed a form of government to help lead this new nation, and so the Articles of Confederation was signed. This was the early constitution that all 13 states signed. While it had lots of faults it lead the way for a new better constitution.
Bill of Rights
The Three Branches of Government is broken up between three different branches which would be, Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. The Legislative branch's job is to make laws, approves presidential appointments and provide two senators from each state. The Executive branch has the right to sign and veto laws and pardon people. The Judicial branch decides if the laws are constitutional and can overturn rulings from other judges.
The Constitutional Convention was a meeting in Philadelphia to discuss the problems of the week central government and the problems under the Articles of Confederation. The meeting took place between may and September of 1787.
The Bill of rights is the first 10 amendments given to citizens of the United States under the Constitution. The Bill of Rights was made as a middle ground for Federalists and non-Federalists.