01.25 Extension Timeline

Timeline created by KarolineNolte
  • Locke's influence on the Constitution

    Locke's influence on the Constitution
    Locke's influence on the Constitution was that he had ideas of natural and unalienable rights. The writers of the Constitution added these because natural rights are important, they give us life liberty and the right to pursue happiness.
  • Montesquieu's Influence on the Constitution

    Montesquieu's Influence on the Constitution
    Montesquieu's influence on the Constitution was Separation of power and Branches of government. The writers of the Constitution added Separation of government and the branches because these make the power ruling over one place equal among all of the enforcers. The Branches separate the power even more by making three branches of the government , Executive , Judicial , and Legislative. These branches are monitored by Checks and Balances , making sure no one branch could have to much power.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act was a taxation in which colonists had to pay extra fees for paper documents. Including licences and newspapers.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act is a tax on sugar and molasses, for the colonists to pay , set by Britain.
  • The Quartering Act

    The quartering act was a law in which the British soldiers were to be housed in the homes of the American colonists.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The boston massacre was important to writing the Constitution because it showed that the british soliders had no care for the boston people. They open fired apon the people for throwing rocks and snowballs.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act was a law in which it was used to raise the "revenue" of the tea.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party is the rebellion of a mob of colonists that dress as Mohawk Indians,and,board three tea ships and dump all the tea chests out into the harbor.