Chapter 2 Timeline By joshofferman96 Oct 16, 1628 Petition of Right Two of the 4 principles: It stopped taxes form being levied No on could be impresioned without cause Oct 16, 1734 Albany Plan of Union Was proposed by Benjamin Franklin. It ws an early attempt to form a union colonies. Oct 16, 1773 Boston Tea Party Citizens in Boston, MA dumped tea into the Boston Harbor. They were protesting tghe tea tax. Oct 16, 1774 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 Oct 16, 1774 First Continental Congress A convention of delegates from 12 of 13 North American Colonies. The meeting wa at Carpenters's Hall in Philadelphia, PA Oct 16, 1779 Boston Massacre British troops fired on a crowd in Boston after a snow/ice balls were thrown Oct 16, 1781 Articles of Confederation The first constitutuion of the 13 american states adopted in 1781 Oct 16, 1786 Shay's Rebellion Citizens of Massachusetts rebelled because of high taxes and war debts. Oct 16, 1786 Virginia Plan Proposal of a strong government with three branches; legislative, executive, and judicial Oct 16, 1787 Philadelphia Convention 42 of 55 delegates held a final meeting to sign the constitution.