chapter 2

Timeline created by steven.knight08
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1200


  • petition of right

    petition of right
    was a document that stated all the rights the king couldnt take from the people. one right stated in the document was he couldnt inprison people with no cause
  • English Bill of Bights

    English Bill of Bights
    the english bill of rights was made by parlament. it set limits on the kings power.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    it was a proposal to unify the 13 colonies. was the first form of government the colonies came up with themselves
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    it all started when angry coloniests started yelling and throwing things at british solders and the solders opened fire on the mob. 5 men were killed and 6 more were injured.
  • Boston Tea party

    Boston Tea party
    was a protest against all the taxation on the colonies. some of the coloniests raided the boats in the harbor and threw all the tea over into the river.
  • second continental congress

    second continental congress
    meeting to organize the army agaist the british. in this meeting they sent out the olive branch petiton to the crown
  • decleration of indepence

    decleration of indepence
    was a document written to declare the thirteen colonies independence from GB. by the time it was adopted the colonies had already been in a war with GB for over a year.
  • decleration of independence

    decleration of independence
    was a document that stated the 13 colonies were becoming thier own states and were no longer under rule of the crown. by the time it wass made and sent to the king they had been fighting over a year.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    Started in 1776 wasnt done until 1781.It said the 13 colonies would work together as sovereign states.
  • shays rebelion

    shays rebelion
    armed rebelion in massachusetts. the rebelion started after the war because of the war taxes.
  • Virgina Plan

    Virgina Plan
    A proposal by Virgina Delegates for a bicameral legislative branch
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    was in response to the virgina plan.was a proposal to have two houses of congress
  • Philidalphia Convention

    Philidalphia Convention
    was a meeting to address how to govern the newly formed united states of america