Thomas Jeferson wrote most of our declaration along with John Hancock, John Adams, and Ben Franklin. This gave our country our freedom from the British.
Requirements to vote.
Thomas Jefferson rode all the way to Virginia to help write the Constitution. Along the way he got lost twice and had to ask for help. Virginia's constitution included a bill of rights.
Articles Of Confederation created debt.
Under the Articles Of Confederation, each state got one vote for Congress. The Congress would need 9 out of 13 states to vote on one thing to pass the law.
Signing The Constitution.
I will now sign the Constitution.
Under the State Constitution you had to be a white male over 21 that owned some land and payed taxes.
I just turned 21, I can vote now.
Hello sir what are you doing?
I am here for your taxes.
The Articles Of Confederation created debt among the colonies. This was the first government and they didnt really know what to do.
Sorry sir we dont have enough money.
After the Congress tried to edit the Articles Of Confederation, they decided to get rid of it and created the Constitution to make a stronger government. George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison all signed the Constitution.