Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
New York is the 11th state.
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.
German: northern variant of Fries 1.
Dutch: variant of Frese .
English: metonymic occupational name for a weaver of frieze, a coarse woolen cloth with a thick nap, from Middle English frise, frese (Old French frise).