Historical Documents-Carter Mckee

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1. declaration of independence

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

1.1.1. 1. To separation from great britian

1.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

1.2.1. 2. Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, John Adams, Robert R. Livingston

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

1.3.1. 3. 1776

1.4. 4.How is the document structured?.

1.4.1. 4. Divided in to smaller sections and have different topics on different purposes.

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

1.5.1. 5. War, Sovereignty,Natural law,Inalienable rights,Equality

2. Northwest Ordinance

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

2.1.1. 1. To create the northwest territory and North-west of the river Ohio

2.2. 2. Who was responsible for writing it?

2.2.1. 2. Nathan Dane

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

2.3.1. 3. Passed in 1787

2.4. 4. How is the document structured?

2.4.1. 4. This document was structured in many parts. It describe the states and the land and how it was made and how it's was passed and when it was passed

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

2.5.1. 5. First organized territory in the U.S,created the process for adding them,organized goverment, precursor to bill rights, Slavery not permited

3. Articles of Confederation

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

3.1.1. 1. Too give more power to the states then the federal goverment.

3.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

3.2.1. 2. John Dickinson

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

3.3.1. 3. 1781-1789

3.4. 4.How is the document structured?

3.4.1. 4. Article one is nameing the country and the rest of the articles are like the rules

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

3.5.1. 5. Created a one branch goverment, Written to govern the 13 colonies, no judiciary, Limited power over the states.

4. Constitution

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

4.1.1. 1. The main purpose of the constitution is to establish the basic rights of all American citizens.

4.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?.

4.2.1. 2. George Washington and James Madison

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

4.3.1. 3. 1775-1790

4.4. 4.How is the document structured?

4.4.1. 4. Split in to three branches

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

4.5.1. 5. Part of the bill of rights, came into effect in 1789, drafted in 1787, first amendment was known as the bill of rights, defines a framework for the country's law and order.

5. Bill of Rights

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

5.1.1. 1. To sperate the constitution from the bill of rights. Spilt the body of it in half.

5.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

5.2.1. 2. James Madison

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

5.3.1. 3. 1800's

5.4. 4.How is the document structured?

5.4.1. 4. The bill of rights was structured by amendments. For example amendment1,amendment 2.

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

5.5.1. 5. First ten amendments, gave people rights, separately from the seven articles that form the body of the Constitution, gave bill of rights its own body, ratified in 1791.

6. Federalist Papers

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

6.1.1. 1. wished to influence the vote in favor of ratifying the Constitution

6.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

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

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

6.3.1. 3. 1787-1789

6.4. 4.How is the document structured?

6.4.1. 4. series of articles

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

6.5.1. 5. wanted the constitution, 85 articles were written, late 1780's, needing approval from nine of thirteen states, written in the spirit both of propaganda and of logical argument.

7. Anti-Federalist Papers

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

7.1.1. 1. Wanted to take the constitution out.

7.2. 2.Who was responsible for writing it?

7.2.1. 2.George Clinton,Robert yates, and Samuel Bryan.

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

7.3.1. 3. 1787

7.4. 4.How is the document structured?

7.4.1. 4. A document of everybody argeed

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

7.5.1. 5. didn't want constitution, Patrick Henry was involed, newer settlement, group of americans, A lot of the people were farmers.