chapter 2

  • Jun 15, 1215

    magna carta

    magna carta
    Magna Carta was the first document forced onto a King of England by a group of his subjects,
  • Bill of Rights Institute: Petition of Right

    Bill of Rights Institute: Petition of Right
    A bill of rights is a list of the most important rights to the citizens of a country. The purpose of these bills is to protect those rights against infringement. The term "bill of rights" originates
  • english bill of rights

    english bill of rights
    when the catholic king james 2 was force from the english throne in 1688
  • new jersey plan

    new jersey plan
    was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government presented by William Paterson at the Constitutional Convention on June 15
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street by the British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers killed five civilian men and injured six others. British troops hurt
  • boston tea party

    boston tea party
    The Boston Tea Party (initially referred to by John Adams as simply "the Destruction of the Tea in Boston
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain,
  • second continental congress

    second continental congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the thirteen colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775
  • articles of confederation

    articles of confederation
    The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement
  • virginia plan

    virginia plan
    The Virginia Plan (also known as the Randolph Plan, after its sponsor, or the Large-State Plan) was a proposal by Virginia