The Declaration of Independence was signed (1776)
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the constitution, it guarantees civil rights like freedom of speech, press and religion. It sets rules for law and reserves all powers. The purpose of the Bill of Rights is to protect those rights against infringement from public officials and private citizens as well.
Shays Rebellion (January, 1787)
This was a period that marked the triumph of morale and military discipline over severe hardship, this started December 19, 1777 and ended June 19, 1778. This also was a collection of disparate colonial militaries, emerged under Washington's leadership.
Constitution was signed (September 17, 1787
A founding document in the United States, this was approved by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. The importance of The Declaration Of Independence is the American Democracy that contains ideals of goals of our nation. It also contains complaints of the colonists against the British King.
George Washington elected for President (May, 1787)
This was an uprising led by a former militia officer, Daniel Shay's who broke out in Western Massachusetts in 1786. Shay's Rebellion showed how precarious the future of the U.S was if it continued to function with the Articles of Confederation.
The Constitution of the U.S established America's national government and fundamental laws. It was signed on September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia. It was a charter of government that came ratified by the states that continued to be the Supreme Law of the land.
With 69 electoral votes, Washington won the support of each participating elector. He was Commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War as well as leading the colonial forces to victory over the British and became a national hero.