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1. Constitution divides the government into its three branches: the legislative, judiciary, and the executive. The Constitution also outlines the procedures for going to war. It states that the President becomes the commander and chief of the country’s armies in a time of war. The amendments or changes to the United State’s Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights. The Constitution was a man named James Madison. The Constitution is a fairly complicated document that has given rise to tremendous debate and argument.

2. Declaration of independence

2.1. Why was this written? 1.

2.1.1. The general purpose of this Document is that everyone has rights.

2.2. Who wrote it? 2.

2.2.1. The person responsible for writing this is John Adams, Benjaman Franklin

2.3. What time frame was/is it significant? 3.

2.3.1. The time frame that this was significant was around the late 1770's.

2.4. How is it structured? 4.

2.4.1. This document is structured by what's rights that we get and some things that we don't get to do plus some of the commandments

2.5. What are the top 5 things everyone should know about this document? 5.

2.5.1. The top five things we have to know about the document is the top commandments, freedom of speech, pursue happy.

3. Bill of rights

3.1. What are the top 5 things everyone should know about this document? 1.

3.1.1. Freedoms, Right to bear arms, Quartering of soldiers, Search and arrest, Rights in criminal cases

3.2. How is it structured? 2.

3.2.1. The structure and purpose of each branch was devised so as to assure checks and balances, which provide another way of limiting government power and potential abuses.

3.3. What time frame was/is it significant? 3.

3.3.1. 1791 to 1988

3.4. Who wrote it? 4.

3.4.1. james madison

3.5. Why was this written? 5.

3.5.1. The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights.

4. Federalist Papers

4.1. What are the top 5 things everyone should know about this document? 1.

4.1.1. As opposed to anti-Federalists, people that favored a strong central government, feared too much power in the hands of the masses, and strongly supported the U.S. Constitution. Federalists were typically members of the cultured and propertied classes, and included Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay.

4.2. How is it structured? 2.

4.2.1. By the people who wrote it and in their opinion

4.3. What time frame was/is it significant? 3.

4.3.1. A bound edition of the essays was first published in 1788

4.4. who wrote it? 4.

4.4.1. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay

4.5. Why was this written? 5.

4.5.1. wrote this collection of 85 newspaper articles in support of ratifying the constitution. These papers set out cogent argument in favor of the Constitution.

5. Anti-Federalist papers

5.1. What are the top 5 things everyone should know about this document? 1.

5.1.1. History, Noted Anti-Federalists, Constitution and the Bill of Rights,

5.2. How is it structured? 2..

5.2.1. governmental structure and to moral qualities

5.3. What time frame was/is it significant? 3.

5.3.1. During the Revolutionary War time period

5.4. Who wrote it? 4.

5.4.1. George Clinton, Brutus Robert, Yates Centinel, Samuel Bryan

5.5. Why was this written? 5.

6. Northwest Ordinance

6.1. What are the top 5 things everyone should know about this document? 1.

6.1.1. Rights if the colonels, Common sense, America crisis, Articles of confederations,

6.2. How is it structured? 2.

6.2.1. The process for admittng a new state to the union

6.3. What time frame was/is it significant? 3.

6.3.1. 1787

6.4. Who wrote it? 4.

6.4.1. Written by Thomas jefferson

6.5. Why was this written? 5.

6.5.1. The northwest ordinance ( formally an ordinance for the government of the territory of the united states northwest of the ohio river also know as the freedom of the ordinance or the ordinance of 1787)

7. Consittution

7.1. What are the top 5 things everyone should know about this document? 1.

7.2. How is it structured? 2.

7.2.1. lay out the specifics for separation of power and rights of each branch of GovThe Amendments additions to the Constitution

7.3. What time frame was/is it significant? 3.

7.3.1. The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation

7.4. Who wrote it? 4

7.4.1. james madison, george washington

7.5. Why was this written? 5

7.5.1. The Constitution was written over the summer of 1787, in Philadelphia because, many of the country's leaders at the time had become dissatisfied with the structure of government, created by the Articles of Confederation which had been in effect since 1781.

8. Articles of Confederation

8.1. What are the top 5 things everyone should know about this document? 1.

8.1.1. The first constitution in our nation's history was the U.S. Articles of Confederation. Under the U.S. Articles of Confederation we took "baby steps" as a nation. The government conducted the affairs of the country during the last two years of the Revolutionary War, helped to negotiate the Treaty of Paris in 1783, and produced two monumental pieces of legislation in the Land Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.

8.2. How is it structured? 2.

8.2.1. the Articles of Confederation provided the United States with an effective government. Using the documents and your knowledge of the period, evaluate this statement.

8.3. What time frame was/is it significant? 3.

8.3.1. The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted November 15, 1777

8.4. Who wrote it? 4.

8.4.1. John Dickinson

8.5. Why was this written? 5.

8.5.1. To give the colonies some sense of a unified government.