Historical Documents- Adam Passino

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1. The seven documents

1.1. Declaration of independance

1.1.1. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.1.1.1. To be free from Great Britain

1.1.2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.1.2.1. Thomas Jefferson

1.1.3. What time frame was the document significant?

1.1.3.1. 1776 to present

1.1.4. How is the document structured?

1.1.4.1. It has a preamble at the beginning Then two sections of thoughts the an ending

1.1.5. What are the top 5 most important things about this document?

1.1.5.1. 1.It discussed human rights 2.It showed The complaints we had 3.It gave us independence 4.Showed we are not weak 5.Gave us peace

1.2. Northwest Ordiance

1.2.1. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.2.1.1. It titled them a Ordinance of government for the northwest territory.

1.2.2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.2.2.1. Nathan Dane.

1.2.3. What time frame was the document significant?

1.2.3.1. In 1787 to present.

1.2.4. How is the document structured?

1.2.4.1. It has 14 sections and 6 articles.

1.2.5. What are the top 5 most important things about this document?

1.2.5.1. 1.we have a separate government 2.Can get rid of slavery 3. It let us control some 4. Let us cut in states 5. sell land for money

1.3. Articles of confederation

1.3.1. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.3.1.1. First attempt to start rules witch failed

1.3.2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.3.2.1. John Dickson

1.3.3. What time frame was the document significant?

1.3.3.1. 1781-1789

1.3.4. How is the document structured?

1.3.4.1. It listed all the rules of the government.

1.3.5. What are the top 5 most important things about this document?

1.3.5.1. 1. The states had too much power 2. weak central government 3.Showed how the government could change things. 4. Each state had one vote 5. Congres had one building.

1.4. Constitution

1.4.1. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.4.1.1. To organize our three branches and show some of our rights.

1.4.2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.4.2.1. James Madison

1.4.3. What time frame was the document significant?

1.4.3.1. 1789 to present

1.4.4. How is the document structured?

1.4.4.1. Has a preamble that states the main purpose Then Articles and amendments

1.4.5. What are the top 5 most important things about this document?

1.4.5.1. 1.Shows how to run our government 2. Gives their rights 3. cant be a monarchy 4. we get a say 5. Keeps everything controlled

1.5. Bill of rights

1.5.1. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.5.1.1. The rights people have.

1.5.2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.5.2.1. James Madison

1.5.3. What time frame was the document significant?

1.5.3.1. 1791 to present

1.5.4. How is the document structured?

1.5.4.1. With all our rights listed.

1.5.5. What are the top 5 most important things about this document?

1.5.5.1. 1.The right to have free speech 2. Right to bear arms 3. don't have to house soldiers 4. People can't just barge in your house 5. Cant get bailed out of jail over and over again.

1.6. Federalist Papers

1.6.1. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.6.1.1. To ratify the U.S. Constitution

1.6.2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.6.2.1. James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay

1.6.3. What time frame was the document significant?

1.6.3.1. 1788

1.6.4. How is the document structured?

1.6.4.1. It had 85 articles after the beginning argument

1.6.5. What are the top 5 most important things about this document?

1.6.5.1. 1. wanted a stronger central government 2. Got these people in to high importance 3.It pursued people 4. Most successful campaign 5. A good example on how to run a campaign

1.7. Anti-federalists Papers

1.7.1. What is the general purpose of this document?

1.7.1.1. For states to have more power

1.7.2. Who was responsible for writing it?

1.7.2.1. George Clinton, Robert Yates

1.7.3. What time frame was the document significant?

1.7.3.1. 1780s to 1790s

1.7.4. How is the document structured?

1.7.4.1. It had a list of things that wanted to change

1.7.5. What are the top 5 most important things about this document?

1.7.5.1. 1. Wants states to have more power 2.To give give the government an idea 3. To show the governments power. 4. persuaded people 5.Tried to oppose the constitution