LIS 1600 Online Hybrid
At the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, PA the US constitution was written.
The US constitution is ratified by 9 states and becomes the supreme law of the USA.
The Bill of Rights was added to the constitution.
The 13th amendment is added to the constitution, which abolishes slavery.
The 14th amendment is passed granting rights of citizenship to all people born in the US or naturalized.
Woman's suffrage, gave woman the right to vote.
The 26th amendment is added to constitution, lowering the voting age to 18 years old.
The 13 colonies revolt against Great Britain and start the Revolutionary War.
The continental congress agrees on the Articles of Confederation as being their form of government.
Great Britain recognizes the independence of the 13 colonies.
The civil war begins when president Lincoln consents for troops to fight against South with the goal of abolishing slavery.