Battle of Yorktown where the Patriots defeat the British. This ended the war.
The Articles of Confederation were America's first constitution. But, they were really weak.
Shay's Rebellion was a group of farmers that were protesting. They were protesting because they had to pay taxes for America's debt.
Stop the taxes!
The Constitutional Convention was a meting that was supposed to figure out a new constitution. They were trying to replaced the Articles of Confederation.
What should we do?
The seven principles of the constitution are very important. They are popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, judicial review, federalism, and republicanism.
There are three branches of government. They are the Executive branch, the Legislative branch, and the Judicial branch.