Chapter 2 Timeline

  • English Bill of Right

    English Bill of Right
    The bill of Right is an act of the Parliement of england passed on 16 dec. 1689. it was a restatement in statutory form of the declartion of right presented by the convention parliament to william and mary in march 1689(or 1688 by old style dating), inviting them to become joint sovereigns of england.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    *, took place when a group of Massachusetts Patriots, protesting the monopoly on American tea importation recently granted by Parliament to the East India Company, seized 342 chests of tea in a midnight raid on three tea ships and threw them into the harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Prliament passed yet another set laws, the time to punish the colonists for the troubles in Boston and elsewhere. These new laws, denounced in America as the Inolerable Acts, Prompted widespread calls for a meeting of the colonies
  • Second Continental Condress

    During the fall and winter of 1774-1775, the British government continued to refuse to compromise, let alone reverse, its colonial policies.
  • Declartion of Independence

    Declartion of Independence
    the 13 American colonies, then at war with great britain, regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the british empire.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    Shay's Rebellion
    It was precitated by several factors: financial difficuties brought about by post-war economic depression, a credit squeeze caused by a lack of hard currency, and fiscally harsh government police instituted in 1785 to solve the state's debt problems.
  • Virgina Plan

    Virgina Plan
    the plan was draffled by james madison while he waited for a quorm to assemble at the constitutional convention of 1787.
  • The New Jersey Plan

    The New Jersey Plan
    The New Jersey Plan retainted the unicameral the States Congress of the Confederation, with each of the states equally represented.