Building America's Constitution

The Colonial Period

1619 Begins Representative Democracy and Slavery

1636 Brings Freedom of Religion

1735 Zinger Trial Begins Freedom of the Press

1786 Shays Tax Rebellion Leads to a Constitution

See Our Democratic Federalist Republic Readings

A Very Brief U.S. Political History

What Did Our Founding Father's Mean

1803 Marshal Creates a Third Federal Power

Lincoln Saves “1865 United States” Constitution

Who are the We of “We the People" Began Expanding in 1791”

Who Protects the Unalienable 1866 Rights of Whom

1870s Begins a Loss of Unalienable Rights

1973 Finally Brings Fast Track Civil Rights