the founding fathers wrote the articles of confederation 1777
shay's rebellion january,1787
the great compromise
they created to be weak and be as far away from the british goverment. first form of goverment.
constitution was signed sept. 17,1787
Shays' Rebellion is the name given to a series of protests by American farmers against state and local enforcement of tax collections and judgments for debt.
nine out of 13 states needed to ratify the constitution 1787-1791
agreements that settle the debate over how large states and how small states would be represented in the national government,the agreement led to the creation of a senate and the house of representatives
the bill of rights
it was a written plan of the government to make it stronger
required that a minimum of nine out of the thirteen states vote in favor of the constitution before it could become law
the first ten amendments to the constitution provided a written guarantee of individual rights