The Founding Fathers wrote the Articles of Confederation (1777)
The Battle of Yorktown (1781)
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts.
Constitution was signed (September 17, 1787)
Congress approved the Articles of Confederation in 1777 but it wasn't until Maryland signed that the Articles of Confederation became the law of the land.
Washington unanimously elected President (1789)
The Surrender at Yorktown German Battle or the Siege of Little York, ending on October 19,1781, at Yorktown.
John Adams elected President (1796)
Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Articles of Confederation and the need for a strong centralized government.
George Washington becomes the first and only president to be unanimously elected by the Electoral College. And Washington was chosen by all of the electors and therefore is considered to have been unanimously elected.
The United States presidential election of 1796 was the third quadrennial presidential election. But President John Adams of the Federalist Party defeated former Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson of the Democratic-Republican Party.