The Battle of Yorktown was a victory of American troops and French Army troops that were allies. The French and Americans outnumbered the British so Cornwallis surrendered.
Daniel Shays´ Rebellion
The states made a constitution with all the rules and laws and the Bill of Rights which is a list of freedom. They also had the rights to vote by states which are you have to be over 21, a male, white, own land, and pay taxes.
We want more seats based on population
We don´t agree
The 13 colonies made their first government and it wasn't a success. We had a very weak government and all the other country's were taking advantage of us.
The Great Compromise
We will compromise
The farmers attack courthouses because the taxes are too high and they don´t have money. The Congress meets in Philadalphia to revise the Articles of Confederation.
Our taxes are too high
The Consitutional Convention opened on May 5, 1787 and it´s goal is to revise the Articles of Confederation. Congress could not agree on any of the ideas to make a good government.
Roger Sherman came up with a compromise to make a strong structured government that both the small and large states will agree to. Based on the states population it will have more or less seats in the lower house but no matter the population each state will have 2 senators in the upper house. The Constitution was approved and signed.