Chapter 2

By coomer9
  • Period: Sep 2, 1200 to

    Chapter 2

  • Sep 2, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    English document giving individual freedoms to citizens.
  • Jamestown, Virginia

    Jamestown, Virginia
    The first successful English settlement is founded.
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    Limited the King's power in several ways.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    Prohibited a standing army in peacetime,except with the consent of Parliament, and required that all parliamentary be free.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    Required the use of tax stamps on all legal documents, on certain business agreements, and on newspapers.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists go to the harbor where the tea was coming in and they dumped it all into the water after a tax was put on tea.
  • War Begins

    War Begins
    The battles of Lexington and Concord spark the Revolution.
  • Independence

    The Declaration of Independence is signed!
  • Nine States Ratify

    Nine States Ratify
    9 states all ratified.
  • Inauguration

    George Washington took an oath and became the first President of the United States.