This was used for an ordinance for the governement for the United States(northwest of the ohio river). It helped the Constitution because it created the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin and contained provisions the led to the advancement of educaiton in maintenence of civil liberties and the exlusion of slavery.
Agreed to by Congress November 15, 1777; changed March 1, 1781
The articles of Confederation is used to show what we use as a guideline to our laws.
Here are some important articles:
Article I - Style
Article II - States Rights
Article III - Mutual defense
Article IV - Laws of other states to be abided; extradition
Article V - The Legislature
Article VI - Rights denied the States
Article VII - Appointment of military officers
Article VIII - United States to pay for defense; taxes
Article IX - Rights granted the Federal Government
Article X - Committee of States
Article XI - Canada may join the United States
Article XII - Assumption of debt
Article XIII - Articles are Supreme Law, amendment
Thomas Jefferson and James Madison wrote it. It was about giving people the freedom to go to what ever church they want. It influenced the US consitution because it decleares that people have the freedom to attend whatever church they wanted. Jan 16, 1776
An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown. It influenced the US consitution by the 10, and the viii of the constitution against excessive bail and cruel punishments. Dec 16, 1689
This document was first used for the league of the five tribes that occupied the territory from lake champlain to the Genesee river, It was used to keep peace within the league, it help to mold the for the constitution because it was the oldest example of a constitution on an american continent.