Creating a government

Main

Declaration Of Independence

1776

Articles or Confederation

1777

Treaty of Paris is signed

1783

Land Ordinance of 1785 passed

1785

Daniel Shays Rebelion

1786

three-fifths Compromise

1787

The great compromise

1787

Constitutional convention assembles in Philadelphia.

1787

Northwest Ordinance

1787

Ratification of Constitution

1788