Chapter 2

  • Period: Sep 2, 1200 to

    Chapter 2

  • Sep 8, 1297

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    omit certain temporary provisons including the most direct challenges to the monarchs authority
  • 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.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British soldiers fired on a mob of boston colonists and killed 5
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    American Patriots dressed like Indians and threw 342 chests of tea from three british ships into Boston Harbor. They refused to pay taxes.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    a convention of delegates from the thirteen colonies that met beginning in May 10, 1775 soon after shooting in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Declatration of Independence

    Declatration of Independence
    Announced that the 13 colonies were now 13 states.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Served as the United States first Constuition.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    First Constution of the United States.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Post -Revolutionary clash between new england farmers and merchants
  • virgina plan

    virgina plan
    Traced the broad outlines of what would become the U.S. Constutition.
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    Called for equal representation for the states.
  • Philadelphia Convention

    Philadelphia Convention
    adressed problems in governing the United states of America