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- Confederation (nation) : A sovereign nation formed by the joining together of other sovereign nations.
- Continental Congress : An assembly of representatives of the 13 colonies participating in the American Revolution.
- American Revolution : The war (1763-1789) that resulted in the formation of the U.S., in which 13 American colonies overthrew British rule.
- U.S. Constitutional Convention : Meeting of American states delegates in 1787 to develop a stronger government, created the U.S. Constitution.
- Federalist Papers : 85 articles written in 1787-88 by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay campaigning for adoption of the U.S. Constitution.
- U.S. Constitution : The document defining the fundamental purpose and structure of the United States government; it became effective in 1789.
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- American Civil War : Major war 1861-65 fought over slavery in which the U.S. defeated the secessionist Confederate States of America.
- Annapolis Conference : A gathering of delegates from five of the states of the United States, held in Annapolis, Maryland in 1786.
- Benjamin Franklin : 1706-1790, American statesman and scientist, based in Philadelphia.
- Continental Army : National army of the American Revolutionary War, formed by the Second Continental Congress, under George Washington's command.
- George Read (senator) : (1733 - 1798) American lawyer and politician from Delaware; a representative to the Continental Congress, a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, and a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787.
- James Madison : (1751–1836) Fourth U.S. President (from 1809 to 1817), author of some the Federalist Papers, Secretary of State, and one of the most influential U.S. founding fathers.
- James Monroe : (1758-1831) Fifth U.S. President (from 1817 to 1825), creator of the Monroe Doctrine and a lessening of partisan tensions known as the "Era of Good Feelings."
- John Dickinson : (November 8, 1732 – February 14, 1808) American lawyer and politician who was a militia officer during the American Revolution, a representative to the Continental Congress, and a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787.
- History of the United States of America : The history of the United States of America from the colonial era to the present.
- U.S. foreign policy : The foreign relations and diplomacy of the United States since 1775.