The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 original states of the United States of America that served as its first constitution. ratification march 1 1781
The Declaration of Independence, 1776. By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists' motivations for seeking independence.
judicial is the supreme court and lower courts
three branches and separation of powers
executive this branch has the president and 5 million others in it
no one branch can have more power than the other this is checks and balances
legislative is the senate and the house of reps are in this branch
Constitutional Convention and Ratification, 1787–1789. TheConstitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation.
bill of rights 1 freedom of religion,speech,press 2 the right to bear arms 3-the housing of soldiers 4 Protection from Unreasonable Searches and Seizures 5- Protection of Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property 6- Rights of Accused Persons in Criminal Cases 7- Rights in Civil Case
8- Excessive Bail, Fines, and Punishments Forbidden 9 Other Rights Kept by the People 10 Undelegated Powers Kept by the States and the People