If we can't stop Shays rebellion, How could we stop a foreign forces
On 1776 the Declaration Of Independence was signed which meant any signers of The Declaration Of Independence would be hanged, drawn and quartered if they lost the war.
1777 Continental Congress first adapted Articles Of Confederation
1787 the delegates completely abolished Articles Of Confederation and redid it with the ratification of Constitutional Convention to approve of the US Constituiton
In 1787 at the convention They split the government into 3 branches Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. But there were 2 plans. The Virginia plan involved 2 houses in legislative based on population. The New Jersey plan wanted only 1 house the same as every state. Instead went with Connecticut Compromise went with 2 houses 1 based off population with the 3-5 clause, and the other has same number of votes.
The Bill Of Rights was added because the Anti-Federalists felt that the government had sovereignty. While the Federalists felt the separation of powers split the government well enough that there was no need for bill of rights
In 2017 the Constitution still is in place today with the same government