Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1789 · Becomes 12th State
On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1 Variant of Scottish Catto .2 Spanish and Catalan (Cató): possibly from a personal name taken with reference to the Roman republican statesman Cato.3 Swedish: perhaps a soldier's name, likewise bestowed with reference to Cato, the Roman statesman.