Table of Contents
|Time Line -- America during the Age of Revolution|
Beginnings of Colonial Opposition.
Organized Colonial Protest.
Repeal of the Stamp Act.
Resistance to the Quartering Act in New York.
"Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania"
Massachusetts Circular Letter.
Attack on the "Gaspee."
Committees of Correspondence.
Boston Tea Party.
The Colonies Organize Protest.
The First Continental Congress.
New England Prepares for War.
New England Restraining Act.
New England Resists.
Lexington and Concord.
The Second Continental Congress.
George Washington is named commander-in-chief.
Olive Branch Petition.
Congress Treats with the Indians.
Congress Creates a Navy.
Congress Searches for Foreign Aid.
The British Evacuate Boston.
Congress Authorizes the Colonies to Write Constitutions.
Congress Declares Independence.
Battle of Long Island.
Congress Names Commissioners to Treat with Foreign Nations
The Battle of White Plains.
Retreat through New Jersey.
Battle of Trenton.
Battle of Princeton.
America Has a Flag.
The British Attack Philadelphia.
The "Conway Cabal."
Articles of Confederation.
France and America Become Allies.
The British Attempt to Make Peace.
John Paul Jones Wins Victories.
The Battle of Monmouth.
The British Attack in North and South.
Spain Joins the War.
The British Take Charleston, South Carolina.
A Mutiny in the Continental Army.
The Treason of Benedict Arnold.
Congress Creates a Department of Finance.
The Articles of Confederation Are Ratified.
The Battle of Yorktown.
Peace Negotiations Begin in Paris.
The Army Complains.
Congress Ratifies the Preliminary Articles of Peace.
The Loyalists and British Evacuate New York.
The American Army Disbands.
Congress Is Threatened.
The Western Territories.
Congress Creates a Board of Finance.
New York the Temporary Capital.
Congress Lacks Power over Commerce.
Conference at Mount Vernon.
The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.
Attempts to Revise the Articles of Confederation.
The Constitutional Convention.
Congress Receives the Constitution.
"The Federalist." and "Antifederalist" Papers
The Constitution Is Ratified by Nine States.
Congress Steps Aside for a New Government.
2. Of the Origin and Design of Government in General.
With Concise Remarks on the English Constitution
3. Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession
4. Thoughts of the Present State of American Affairs
5. Of the Present Ability of America, with Some Miscellaneous Reflections
7. Epistle to Quakers
|The Constitution of the United States of America|
|Article I||Article II||Article III||Article IV||Article
|Amendments to The Constitution Of The United States|
|Amendment I (1791)
Amendment II (1791)
Amendment III (1791)
Amendment IV (1791)
Amendment V (1791)
Amendment VI (1791)
Amendment VII (1791)
Amendment VIII (1791)
Amendment IX (1791)
Amendment X (1791)
|Amendment XI (1798)
Amendment XII (1804)
Amendment XIII (1865)
Amendment XIV (1868)
Amendment XV (1870)
Amendment XVI (1913)
Amendment XVII (1913)
Amendment XVIII (1919)
Amendment XIX (1920)
Amendment XX (1933)
Amendment XXII (1951)
Amendment XXIII (1961)
Amendment XXIV (1964)
Amendment XXV (1967)
Amendment XXVI (1971)
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