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Adams: Timeline

  • Period: Sep 2, 1200 to

    Chapter 2

  • Sep 2, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    English documant giving indivbual freedoms to citizens.
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    English legal reform movement that led to the Civil War and deposing of Charles I
  • 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
    It is proposed that humble application be made for an act of Parliament of Great Britain, by virtue of which one general government may be formed in America, including all the said colonies, within and under which government each colony may retain its present constitution, except in the particulars wherein a change may be directed by the said act, as hereafter follows
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    an attack on colonist civilians by British troops
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    a direct action by colonists in Boston, a town in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the British government.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    was a convention of delegates from twelve British North American colonies that met in 1774
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies
  • declaration of independence

    declaration of independence
    is the document in which the Thirteen Colonies of Great Britain in North America declared themselves independent of the Kingdom of Great Britain and explained their justifications for separation.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    was the governing constitution of the alliance of thirteen independent and sovereign states styled "United States of America."
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    was an armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts
  • Virginia Plan

    Virginia Plan
    Written primarily by fellow Virginian James Madison, the plan traced the broad outlines of what would become the U.S. Constitution: