Virginia cedes a portion of its land west of the Appalachian Mountains to Congress.
Establishment of the bank of America
Founded by the Secretary of Finance, Robert Morris, this bank helped to stabilize the commerce of the United States
Congress forced from Philedelphia
A mutinous group of Pennsylvania troops, demanding pay, forced Congress to leave Philadelphia. President John Dickinson refused the assistance of all on the state militia, as he feared they were not reliable. Congress retreated to Princeton.
The Treaty of Paris
The treaty of paris is signed ending the war.
On May 14, state delegates begin to arrive at the constitutional convention in Pedophilia.
Congress Passes the North west Ordinance on July 13
The final draft of the Constitution is signed on September 17.
First meeting of the constitutional convention
Delegates from all states except Rhode Island meet in Philadelphia for the purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is ratified by the states in December.
The Bill of Rights becomes part of the Constitution on December 15.