The Constitution is a set of basic principals that determines the powers and duties of a government. Congress made the U.S. Constitution after they realized the Articles of Confederation were ineffective. The Constitution took affect in 1889 which made the base for the whole government.
The Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom gives everyone the right to believe in whatever they want. Everyone has freedom of worship and freedom to speak their religious opinions. This is to make sure America doesn't end up like Great Britain.
The Northwest Territory was a section of the United States that included several current day states. Some of these states include present-day Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota. The territory was organized by the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.