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By a.payne
  • Feb 14, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    It limited King John's power.
  • Jamestowne Settlement

    Jamestowne Settlement
    The Jamestown Settlement Colony was the first successful English settlement on the mainland of North America.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    It was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony.
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    A major English constitutional document that sets out specific liberties of the subject that the king is prohibited from infringing.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    It lays down limits on the powers of sovereign and sets out the rights of Parliament and rules for freedom of speech in Parliament, the requirement to regular elections to Parliament and the right to petition the monarch without fear of retribution.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    Proposed by Benjamin Franklin at the Albany Congress in Albany, New York. It was an early attempt at forming a union of the colonies.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act of 1765 was a direct tax imposed by the British Parliament on the colonies of British America.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    It was an incident that led to the deaths of five civilians at the hands of British redcoats.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    It was to protest British control of the tea trade.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    A series of laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 relating to Britain's colonies in North America.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    It was a convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen North American colonies that met at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    On the night of April 18, 1775, General Gage sent 700 men to seize munitions stored by the colonial militia at Concord, Massachusetts.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The second Congress managed the colonial war effort, and adopted the United States Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    It made the Colonies free from the British. They then became the United States of America.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    It was the first constitution of the United States and specified how the Federal government was to operate, including adoption of an official name for the new nation, United States of America.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    An armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts. The rebellion is named after Daniel Shays, a veteran of the American Revolutionary war.
  • Constitution Convention

    Constitution Convention
    The convention that developed the United States Constitution.
  • Connecticut Compromise

    Connecticut Compromise
    An agreement between large and small states reached during the that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States Constitution.
  • Philadelphia Convention

    Philadelphia Convention
    To address problems in governing the United States of America, which had been operating under the Articles of Confederation following independence from Great Britain.