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1. Declaration of Independence

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

1.1.1. To Declare their independence from Great Britian.

1.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

1.2.1. Thomas Jefferson,John Adams,Roger Sherman,Benjamin Franklin

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

1.3.1. It was significant in the late 1700s.

1.4. 4.How is the document structured?

1.4.1. The document was broken down into 5 sections.

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

1.5.1. 5 important things about this document, 1. are it was adopted july 4 1776, 2. it stated that all men were created equal,3. it states we have unalienable rights such as a Life of , Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. 4. it declared seperateion from Great Britian,5. It unfuiyed the colonies to fight together.

2. Northwest Ord.

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

2.1.1. To create the first organized territory of the United States, from lands south of the Great Lakes, north and west of the Ohio River, and east of the Mississippi River.

2.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

2.2.1. The US. Congress was responsible for writing the document.

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

2.3.1. 1787-1858 was the time the document was frirsted signed until the all the territories became states.

2.4. 4.How is the document structured?

2.4.1. it is organized in to sections 1-14 and in articles 1-6

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

2.5.1. the first of the top five are it created new territories.the 2nd is it created an organized system in to accpecting new territories. 3rd It was written in 1787.4th it banned slavery in the new territories/states.5th But not slave hunting so slavers could come up from the south and just take free african americans.

3. Articles of Confederation

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

3.1.1. This document was made to have a general government for the 13 colonies that gave the states more power than the president.

3.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

3.2.1. The Continental Congress wrote this document.

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

3.3.1. 1781- 1788 was when the document was created to when it was replaced.

3.4. 4.How is the document structured?

3.4.1. The document was made up of articles.

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

3.5.1. 1. This was the first form of gov. for the USA. 2. it gave the states all the power. 3. It Established the name our country United States of America.4. Calls the USA a friendship not a country.5. The central government wre the only ones who could declare war.

4. Constitution

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

4.1.1. To create a government that could replace the articles of Confederation and a government were it could succed where the articles did not.

4.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

4.2.1. The Continental Congress met together and decided to change the government so they wrote the constitution.

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

4.3.1. The time of its significance is 1787-2014 because the government is still in affect.

4.4. 4.How is the document structured?

4.4.1. The Constitution is made of a preamble and 7 articles together they explain USA government.

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

4.5.1. 1. It was written in 1787. 2. It is a solid government that had everything the Articles did not have. 3. Gave the government more power. 4. The government had the power to enforce laws.5. it was the first successful american government.

5. Bill of Rights

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

5.1.1. The Bill of Rights general purpose was to guarantee the individual rights to the citizens under the Constitution.

5.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

5.2.1. James Madison wrote it with the founding fathers.

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

5.3.1. The signifiance of the bill of rights time frame is 1791-2014 because it is still in use today.

5.4. 4.How is the document structured?

5.4.1. The biil of rights was organized into 10 Amendments.

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

5.5.1. 1.Gives americans freedom of speech,religion, and press. 2. Gives us the right to bear arms.3.Protection against housing soldiers in civilian homes.4. Protection against unreasonable search and seizure.5. Gives citixens a right to a Grand Jury, Double Jeopardy, Self-Incrimination, and Due Process.

6. Federalist Papers

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

6.1.1. The general purpose was to promote the ratification of the United States Constitution.

6.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

6.2.1. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay.

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

6.3.1. 1787-1788 they were significant until the ratification of the Constitution

6.4. 4.How is the document structured?

6.4.1. It was organized into 85 articles and essays.

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

6.5.1. 1. It was a series of 85 articles and essays.2.Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay wrote under the name of Publius.3.The federalist did not support the Bill of rights.4. Hamilton took credit of the papers when he was on his death bed.5. They promoted the Constitution and believe it would help the USA.

7. Anti-Federalist Papers

7.1. 1.What is the general purpose of the document?

7.1.1. A collection of articles not supporting the ratification of the Constitution.

7.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

7.2.1. they do not know the authors true names but only their publishing names which are Cato,Brutus, Centinel, and Federal Farmer.

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

7.3.1. 1787-1789 was when this document was important

7.4. 4.How is the document structured?

7.4.1. They were a bunch of articles and essays.

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

7.5.1. 1.Did not support the Constitution.2 They came up with the Bill of Rights.3. No one knows who wrote the the papers.4.They believed the Constitution was weak.5. They were content with the bill of rights that helped protect the people.