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Lauren Pence's Timeline

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The "Great Charter" of English liberties, forced from King John by the English Barons and sealed at Runnymede, June 15,1215
  • Jamestown Settled

    Jamestown Settled
    The first permanent english settlement in the Americas.
  • Mayflower Compact Written

    Mayflower Compact Written
    The first governing document of the Plymouth Colony.
  • Petition of Rights

    Petition of Rights
    The parlimentary Declaration of the rights of the people, by Charles the 1st.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    An Act declaring the rights and liberties of the dubject and settling succession of the crown.
  • Albany Plan Of Union

    Albany Plan Of Union
    A meeting in Albany, New York. It was an Early attempt to form a union during the French and Indian War.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    A law passed by British parliment that raised revenue from American Colonies by a duty in the form of a stamp required on all newspapers and legal or commercial documents.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The shooting of 5 American Colonist, because the British claim they were being attacked. It deepend America's distrust in the British military.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    American Coloniest were mad about a new tax on tea. They disguised as Mohawk Native Americans and boarded 3 british ships, and dumped 342 whole crates of british tea in the Boston harbor.
  • Intolerable Acts

    Intolerable Acts
    Four different things the British did to the American Colonist.
    1. Closed Boston's harbor until restitution of tea was restored.
    2. Massachusetts colony's charter was anulled and military government was installed.
    3. British officials charged with capital offense could go to england to trial.
    4. agreement for housing British troops to America were revived.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The task of the meeting was to define the relationship between the colonist and British government. The colonist united in the belief that the british had no right to tax them.
  • American Revolution Begins

    American Revolution Begins
    The revolution of American colonies against the british. 1775-1783
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Convention of the delegates from the 13 colonies, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after the American Revolution started. They managed colonial efforts and moved slowly toward independance.
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    Document recording the proclamation of the second continental congress asserting the freedom and Independance of the 13 colonies from Great Britain.
  • Articles of Confereration

    Articles of Confereration
    A written agreement by the 13th original states, provided a legal symbol of their union by giving the central government no control over the states and their citizens.
  • Connecticut compromise

    Connecticut compromise
    An agreement between large and small states reached during the Philadelphia Convention of 1787, that in part defined the legislative and representation that each state would have.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    Convention of the United States men who drafted the constitution in 1787.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Movement by New England farmer desperate to be paid for their service in the revolutionary war. Farmer Daniel Shay's took charge of the group and led the attack in springfield, Massachusetts.
  • Philadelphia Convention

    Philadelphia Convention
    Assembly that drafted the United States Constitution. Meeting was to amend the Articles of Confederation. The delegates decided to replace the articles with a document that replaced the federal government.