The Founding Fathers Wrote the Articles of Confederation (1777)
The Battle of Yorktown (1781)
This event is very well known for it's famous "The British are coming!" saying. Paul's friend snooped around to find out when the British were going to come and they found out that they were going to come and attack now. He rode off to try and warn the colonists so they can prepare for the attack.
Constitution was signed (sept. 7, 1787)
This was the first type of government to form in the U.S. It was signed by 48 people. It was not very successful because it was unfair to the states and to the people in it because they didn't have a say in important decisions. It later failed and a new constitution was made.
Washington unanimously elected President (1789)
This was the last battle of the American Revolutionary War. This is where Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington.
Washington's Farewell Address (1796)
The new and better constitution was signed. It is a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
In the first presidential election, George Washington was unanimously elected to be president and he won!!
George Washington's wrote a farewell letter near the end of his second term as president. It said to avoid political party spirit and geographical distinctions. Also, he warned them against long-term alliances with other nations.