The Constitution was written before THIS government was created. The colonies were governed by British colonial rule, which was carried out by governors for each colony appointed by the English crown.<quoted text>
Your anti-Americanism stinks to high heaven. Like most Rightie nuts, you pretend to worship the Constitution but hate the government, a ridiculous contradiction in terms.
You've never done a thing in your life to counter the actions of the government, but you sure like pretending to be a big, bad, revoluationary type, don't'cha?
The First Continental Congress was formed even before the revolution to coordinate the colonies' relations with England. It also provided for an army and navy and appointed George Washington as Commander in Chief of the American Forces. The Second Continental Congress was responsible for the writing of the Declaration of Independence. After the Revolution, the Articles of Confederation were drafted and served as the basis for governing the United States. This form of government was not very successful, so a committee was given the task of improving it. Instead, they scrapped the Articles and wrote the Constitution in 1787. This "government" we have now pales in comparison to it's former self.