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Melting pot

many backgrounds, races, ethinices

why did the colonists decide to come to this land of opportunity?

1. more lanf
2.more jobs
3. equal opp. to start over.
4. to excape sickness
5.Religous freedom

governing the American colonies

the colonies would declare themselves independent on july 4th,1776

Declaration of independence

1. all men equal
2. governmant should protect these rights
3.governmant exist only with consent of the governed people

The American Revolution

after the feild attempt call articles of confederation, the colonies successfully drafted the u.s Constittion in 1787 and it has lasted ever since.

system of shared power between the state and federal governmet would be called?


3 branches of our federal government

1. Legislative
2. judicial
3. exacutive

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