Chapter 2 Timeline

Timeline created by joshofferman96
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    Two of the 4 principles:
    It stopped taxes form being levied
    No on could be impresioned without cause
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    Was proposed by Benjamin Franklin.
    It ws an early attempt to form a union colonies.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Citizens in Boston, MA dumped tea into the Boston Harbor.
    They were protesting tghe tea tax.
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    The convention of delegates from 12 of 13 North American Colonies.
    The meeting was at the Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia, PA
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    A convention of delegates from 12 of 13 North American Colonies.
    The meeting wa at Carpenters's Hall in Philadelphia, PA
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British troops fired on a crowd in Boston after a snow/ice balls were thrown
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The first constitutuion of the 13 american states adopted in 1781
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Citizens of Massachusetts rebelled because of high taxes and war debts.
  • Virginia Plan

    Virginia Plan
    Proposal of a strong government with three branches; legislative, executive, and judicial
  • Philadelphia Convention

    Philadelphia Convention
    42 of 55 delegates held a final meeting to sign the constitution.