Historic Documents - Nick Schneider

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1. Declaration of Independence

1.1. 1.What is the general purpose of this document?

1.1.1. The general purpose of the Declaration of Independence was to show that the colonists had separated from Great Britain and declared there freedom

1.2. 2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.2.1. The man responsible for writing the Declaration of Independence is Thomas Jefferson

1.3. 3. What time frame was/is the document significant?

1.3.1. The significance of the Declaration was in the 1800s, that's because people where just getting used to it

1.4. 4. How is the document structured?

1.4.1. The document is structured by being one big paragraph stating what the people want and not really taking no for an answer

1.5. 5. What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

1.5.1. 1. Give's us freedom 2. The Declaration mentions God unlike the Constitution 3. John Hancock's name is bigger because he didn't know other men would write there name smaller 4. Only 2 presidents signed and it was Thomas Jefferson and John Adams 5. The signed Declaration isn't the original but it is the official document

2. Northwest Ordinance

2.1. 1.What is the general purpose of this document?

2.1.1. The general purpose of this document was to take one district and split it into two separate districts

2.2. 2. Who was responsible for writing it?

2.2.1. Nathan Dane was responsible for writing the Ordinance Pass

2.3. 3. What time frame was/is the document significant?

2.3.1. The document was significant in 1787 on July 13th

2.4. 4. How is the document structured?

2.4.1. The Northwest Ordinance was put into 6 articles

2.5. 5. What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

2.5.1. 1. Helped form the Bill of Rights 2.

3. Articles of Confederation

3.1. 1.What is the general purpose of this document?

3.2. 2. Who was responsible for writing it?

3.3. 3. What time frame was/is the document significant?

3.4. 4. How is the document structured?

3.5. 5. What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

4. Constitution

4.1. 1.What is the general purpose of this document?

4.2. 2. Who was responsible for writing it?

4.3. 3. What time frame was/is the document significant?

4.4. 4. How is the document structured?

4.5. 5. What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

5. Bill of Rights

5.1. 1.What is the general purpose of this document?

5.2. 2. Who was responsible for writing it?

5.3. 3. What time frame was/is the document significant?

5.4. 4. How is the document structured?

5.5. 5. What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?

6. Federalist Papers

6.1. 1.What is the general purpose of this document?

6.2. 2. Who was responsible for writing it?

6.3. 3. What time frame was/is the document significant?

6.4. 4. How is the document structured?

6.5. 5. What are the top 5 most important things we need to know about this document?