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1. The Seven Documents

1.1. Declaration of independence

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

1.1.1.1. June 7,1776 to present

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

1.1.2.1. It is 238 years old

1.1.2.2. Americas Independence was declared on July 2, 1776 it was not on July 4,1776

1.1.2.3. Independence day was not official until 1870 after celebrations be came more common

1.1.2.4. There is more than one document written and signed

1.1.2.5. Eight signers of the Declaration of Independence were born in Britian

1.1.3. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.1.3.1. The general purpose of the declaration of independence was to separate from Britain to form there own form of government.

1.1.4. Who is responsible for writing it?

1.1.4.1. Thomas Jefferson

1.1.5. How is the document structures?

1.1.5.1. The declaration of independeance is split into seven different sections

1.2. Northwest Ordinence

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

1.2.1.1. July,13,1787

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

1.2.2.1. Admission to states.

1.2.2.2. Before the territory reaches 5000 there is a little government established

1.2.2.3. Supported legal groundwork in the territory

1.2.2.4. Slaves were not allowed in the territory

1.2.2.5. Any native americans living in the the territory had to move

1.2.3. Who is responsible for writing it?

1.2.3.1. Thomas Jefferson

1.2.4. How is the document structures?

1.2.4.1. It is listed in 14 sections and 5 articles

1.2.5. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.2.5.1. to start forming states from the territory

1.3. Bill of Rights

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

1.3.1.1. to add amendments or wishes to the consitution each of the 11 of the 13 states had their own bill of rights. such as freedom of religion, speech and the right to bear arms. Bill of rights helped secure the constitution, helps today with federalism and community

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

1.3.2.1. 1787

1.3.3. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.3.3.1. there are federalist and antiferderalis who argue over who should have power the state of the ferderal government.

1.3.4. Who is responsible for writing it?

1.3.4.1. james madison and george mason

1.3.5. How is the document structures?

1.3.5.1. To secure passage of the constitution resulted in 10th ammedment, it was intended to protect individuals against federal power versus states having control

1.4. Constitution

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

1.4.1.1. John Adams was severving as the U.S. represnitive but did not even attend

1.4.1.2. The pages of the constitution behind protective glass framed with titanium

1.4.1.3. James madison arrived in Philadelphia three months before the convention

1.4.1.4. The constitutiondoes not set requirements for the right to vote

1.4.1.5. Benjamin Franklin needed help to sign the constitution because of his poor health

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

1.4.2.1. September,17,1787

1.4.3. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.4.3.1. to get a foundation for the United States

1.4.4. Who is responsible for writing it?

1.4.4.1. Governor Morris

1.4.5. How is the document structures?

1.4.5.1. Its seperated into 3 sections

1.5. Federalist papers

1.5.1. How is the document structures?

1.5.1.1. why we needed or didnt need to ratify the consitution start of republic vs democracy

1.5.2. Who is responsible for writing it?

1.5.2.1. james madison

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

1.5.3.1. 11/22/1787 the federalist no. 10 was published it was an essay by james madison over ther ratification of the constitution

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

1.5.4.1. 13 states bound together by the artical of the conferation, each state revised the constitution and 9 out o f12 had to agree, talked of elimanting the negative effects of the faction or politacal, and removing the the cause or control the effects so you now have republic vs democracy

1.6. Anti-Federalist papers

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

1.6.1.1. argument vs federalist over union, bill of rights, voting, taxes, unions its the other side.

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

1.6.2.1. 1780/1790

1.6.3. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.6.3.1. to show the other side, rupublic vs democracy

1.6.4. Who is responsible for writing it?

1.6.4.1. Cato, Brutus, others

1.6.5. How is the document structures?

1.6.5.1. less structured

1.7. Articles of Confederation

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

1.7.1.1. 6-11-1776 to 2-21-1787

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

1.7.2.1. confederation became ruling document, congress is made up of delegates, have limited power and need for stronger federal government, current articals of conferderation could not amed or be corrected

1.7.3. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.7.3.1. getting unity amount the states after the american revolution

1.7.4. Who is responsible for writing it?

1.7.4.1. john dickerson did the first draft

1.7.5. How is the document structures?

1.7.5.1. with debates over the new documents taxes, votes, public land