Chapter 2 Timeline(:

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  • Period: Jan 1, 1200 to

    Chapter 2 Timeline

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta is an English charter issued in the yar 1215 and later reissued in the 13th century in modified versions. This was the 1st document forced into an english king by a group in attempt to limit his power by law and protet their privilegs.
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    The Petition of Right is a major english constitutional document that the king is prohibited from infringing it contains restictions on non-parliamentry taxation of others.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights was passes by Parliament. It was a restatement in statutory form of the Declaration of Right presented by the Convention Parliament to William an Mary in 1689.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    The Albany Plan of Union was proposed by Benjamin Franklin at the Albany congress in Albany, New York. This was an early attempt at forming a union of the colonies nder one government as far as what might be necessary for defense and other general important purposes during French and Indian War.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was an incident in which the British Army soldiers killed 5 civilian men. The British troops had been stationed in Boston to protect and suport crown-appointed colonial officals attempting to enforce unpopular Parliamentary legistation.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a direct action by colonists in Boston, against the British government and the monopolistic east India company. This controlled all the tea imported into the colonies.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from 12 British North American colonies that met at carpenters hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This was called in response to the passage of the Coervice Acts.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates fro the 13 colonies n Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This happend soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary war.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress. This announced the 13 American colonies then at war with Great Britian reguarded themselves as independent states.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was an agreement amoung the 13 founding states that legally established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states. This served as it's first constitution.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    Shay's Rebellion was an armed uprising that took place in central ad wesern Massachusetts from 1786-1787. This started over financial difficulties.
  • Virginia Plan

    Virginia Plan
    The Virginia Plan was a proposal by Virginia delegates for a bicameral legilative branch. The plan was drafted by James Madison while he waited for a quorm to assemble at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
  • New Jersey Plan

    New Jersey Plan
    The New Jersey Plan was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government proposed by William Paterson at the constitutional convention. The plan was created in response to the Virginia Plan's, calling for 2 houses of congress.
  • Philadephia Convention

    Philadephia Convention
    The Philadelphia Convention is to address problems in governing the United States of America. This had been operating under the Articles of Confederation following Independence from Great