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- President of the United States of America : Head of state and government of the United States of America; elected through an electoral college and responsible for appointing Federal judges and senior officials of the executive branch, subject to Senate confirmation
- American Revolution : The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789.
- War of 1812 : A sideshow, 1812-1815, of the Napoleonic Wars, between the United States and Great Britain; Britain ignored American demands to end the impressment (seizure) of American sailors, interference with American maritime rights, and support for hostile Indians in the American West; the war was essentially a draw
- Articles of Confederation : The first constitution of the United States of America.
- U.S. Constitutional Convention : Meeting of American states delegates in 1787 to develop a stronger government, created the U.S. Constitution.
- U.S. Constitution : Document that states the fundamental constitutional law of the United States of America.
- Federalist Papers : A set of 85 articles written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in support of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution
- Bill of Rights (United States) : The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States denoting select rights of U.S. citizens.
- Louisiana Purchase : A land purchase of the entire Louisiana Territory in 1803 from France by the United States by President Thomas Jefferson.
- George Washington : First President of the United States (1789-1797) and commander in chief of the Continental Army.
- John Adams : (1735-1826) An American Founding Father, diplomat, and the second President of the United States from 1797-1801.
- Thomas Jefferson : (1743-1826) Third President of the United States; author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; father of the University of Virginia
- Benjamin Franklin : 1706-1790, American statesman and scientist, based in Philadelphia.
- Alexander Hamilton : (1757-1804) American politician, financier and political theorist who authored the Federalist Papers.
- : (1745-1829) one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the nation's first Chief Justice.