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1. Declaration of Independence

1.1. What is the purpose of this document?

1.2. The purpose of the Declaration of independence was to separate from Great Britain

1.3. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.4. The person who was responsible for this document was Thomas Jefferson.

1.5. What time frame was / is the document significant?

1.6. The declaration was significant from 1776 - present.

1.7. How is this document structured?

1.8. The document is structured into sections.

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

1.10. The five most important things about the Declaration of independence is that it states all men are created equal. The declaration also protects are Inalienable rights (Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.) The declaration also states that the united states are ruled by the people. It also protects are natural law.

2. Northwest Ordinance

2.1. Who was responsible for writing it?

2.2. The person responsible for this document was Nathan Dane.

2.3. What is the purpose of this document?

2.4. The purpose of this document was to create the United States first territory and also to add new states to the U.S.

2.5. What time frame was / is the document significant?

2.6. This document was significant when 1787 -- now

2.7. How is this document structured?

2.8. This document was organized into

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

2.10. This docement added new states to our country. It also help oganize our government. It prohibited slavery in the north. Also this this document stated we were "meant" to share the land with the Native Americans. This document help form the Bill of Rights.

3. Constitution

3.1. Who was responsible for writing it?

3.2. John Adams was responsible for creating this document.

3.3. What is the purpose of this document?

3.4. The purpose of this document was to form a strong government.

3.5. What time frame was / is the document significant?

3.6. The time frame this document was significant was 1787-now

3.7. How is this document structured?

3.8. The constitution was structured by sections.

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

3.10. The top five most important things we need to know about this document is based off of the Articles of Confederation. Without the Constitution America would have been divided.The Constitution allows the people to run the government.The constitution eliminates slavery.We still use the Constitution today in our government.

4. Bill of Rights

4.1. Who was responsible for writing it?

4.2. The author of this docuement is James Madision.

4.3. What is the purpose of this document?

4.4. The purpose of this document was to protect the citizens rights

4.5. What time frame was / is the document significant?

4.6. This document was significant 1791-present

4.7. How is this document structured?

4.8. This document is structured by amendments

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

4.10. The top five most important things we need to know about this document is that the bill of rights gives us the right to Freedom of Speech,religion, press, and the right to assemble and petition. The second thing you need to know about the Constitution is that it abolishes slavery. Another thing you need to know is that it gives us right to bear arms. The Bill of rights also gives us a right to fair trail. And lastly the Bill of rights is a part of the Constitution.

5. Fedarlist papers

5.1. Who was responsible for writing it?

5.2. The person responsible for writing this was James Madison

5.3. What is the purpose of this document?

5.4. The purpose of this document was to promote the ratification of the united states

5.5. What time frame was / is the document significant?

5.6. The time frame this document was signifcant 1787-1789

5.7. How is this document structured?

5.8. This document was organized into into articles and essays

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

5.10. The top five most important things were that the Federalist Paper were meant to support the Constitution. It included 85 essays. Feared that too much power in the hands of the masses and strongly supported the U.S. Constitution. Federalist papers were originally in the New York papers but then later was published. People who were Federalist included Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay.

6. Anti Federalist Papers

6.1. Who was responsible for writing it?

6.2. The person responsible for writing this was George Clinton

6.3. What is the purpose of this document?

6.4. The purpose of this document was to stop the ratification of the Constitution

6.5. What time frame was / is the document significant?

6.6. This document was significant from 1787-1789

6.7. How is this document structured?

6.8. This document was structured into articles

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

6.10. The top five most important things about this document is that it was trying to stop the ratification of the constitution.Saw undemocratic tendencies in the Constitution and insisted on the of the Bill of Rights being included.We no longer use this document today. Another thing we need to know is that it was contributed towards the constitution. People who were Anti-Federalist included Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and Patrick Henry.

7. Articles of Confederation

7.1. Who was responsible for writing it?

7.2. The person responsible for writing this was John Dickson

7.3. What is the purpose of this document?

7.4. The purpose of this document was to set up a government for the United States.

7.5. What time frame was / is the document significant?

7.6. This document was significant during the revolutionary war.

7.7. How is this document structured?

7.8. This document is structured into articles.

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

7.10. The confederation only had limited power over the states. Created a one branch government. Was written to govern the 13 states during the war. It is what lead us to make the constitution. All 13 states had to agree to make changes.