The declaration of independence brought America independence from Great Britain and giving the thirteen states sovereignty.
Everybody has a freedom of religion and press, to keep arms, have privacy, no unreasonable searches are allowed, and the right to a speedy and public trial.
The delegates elected George Washington president of the convention. During this convention the United States constitution was created.
There are three branches of government so that there is no conflict of power associated between the branches. This is the separation of power.
The first 10 amendments to the constitution are the Bill of Rights. Written by James Madison in response to calls by several states for greater constitutional protection of individual freedoms, the Bill of Rights lists specific bans on state power.