Chapter 2

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The killing of five columnists by British Regulars. It was statred by tension caused by American Colonists when Royal Troops started to enforce the heavy tax burden imposed by the Townshend Acts
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    In regards to the tax of tea on colonists. Several people dressed up as Indians, and went aboard ships carrying the tea and threw the tea overboard.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    A meeting to create the American government, And make Americans free.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    A government meeting to meet the needs of Americans, and handle the threat of war from Britain. It is also when the rough draft for the Declaration of Independence was written.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The famous Amerucan document written to ensure that the people were free. And out of British rule.
  • Articles of Cofederation

    Articles of Cofederation
    Served as the US's first constitution. It gave power to the people.
  • Philedelphia Convention

    Philedelphia Convention
    A convention put together to make the Federal government adequate. And make freedon possible.
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    A proposal of the construction of the United States Government. Created in response to the Virginia Plan.
  • Virginia Plan

    Virginia Plan
    Set the overall agenda for the Continental Congress. And popular for setting the idea of population-weighed representation in the proposed national legislature