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Year IssuedDocumentDescription
1776Announced the 13 colonies as independent from the British Empire
1777Specified how the national government was to operate
1787Established the framework for the government and it's relationship with states and citizens
1789Series of limitations on the power of the government
1804The acquisition of 828,800 sq. miles of France's territorial claim in the U.S.
1864Declared the freedom of all slaves in the Confederate States of America
1783Formally ended the American Revolutionary War between the U.S. and the Kingdom of Great Britain
1788A series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the U.S. Constitution
Year IssuedDocumentDescription
1863Speech given by Abraham Lincoln in dedication the Soldiers' National Cemetery
1823Asserted that the U.S. would not be further colonized nor interfered by European countries
1949Established a system of collective defense among its 10 member countries
1620Written by the Pilgrims, was the first governing document of Plymouth County
1814The U.S. national anthem, written by Francis Scott Key
1850Esrtablished that escaped slaves must be returned
1892An oath of loyalty to the national flag and the republic of the United States of America

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