Moenay Harvey

Time Line of Government in America

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The meeting of the first continental congress occured

1774

the meeting of the second continental congress occured.

1775

The declaration of independence was signed.

1776

The articles of confederationwere ratified.

1781

The treaty of paris was signed,ending the revolutionary war.

1783

The constitution was written.

1787

Our nation's first president,george washington,was sworn into office.

1789

The bill of rights became part of the constitution.

1791

Democratic and republican"societies"were founded.

1793

The nation's capital was moved to washington,d.c.

1800

The supreme court ruled in the mccullochv.maryland case.

1819

The moroe doctrine was introduced.

1823