Chapter 2 Government Timeline

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  • Feb 2, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Great charter forced apon King John of England from his barons.
  • Petition of Rights

    Petition of Rights
    A major English Contitutional Document that set out specific liberties of the subject that the king is prohibited from infringing.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    First attempt of create a union of the colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    whe boston officials refused to return shiploads of taxed tea Britian colonist boarded ship and distroyed it by throwing into Boston Harbor.
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    Called for uncriminal legislative in which eaech state would be equilly represented.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Meeting of delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies in Philadelphia.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    A convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    First Constitution of the United States.
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    Stated the the 17 American Colonies wer now independent states and not inder control of british empire.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Shays' Rebellion was an armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts.
  • Philadelphia Covention

    Philadelphia Covention
    To adress problem in governing the Unitied States.
  • Virinia Plan

    Virinia Plan
    A proposal by Virginia delegates, drafted by James Madison while he waited for a quorum to assemble at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    An incident that led to the deaths of five civilians at the hands of British redcoats.