Civics timeline 1

Timeline created by klowe45
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The first document that evolved equality.
  • french and indian war

    war that brought on the treaty of paris
  • proclamation

  • proclamation of 1763

    issued by king george the ssecond after the french and indian war and it closed off the frontier to colinel expansion
  • sugar act

    The taxation raise on molases sugar.
  • Quartering act

    act saying that if a soldier needs a place to stay then you couldnt refuse and you had to feed him and give him a place to stay.
  • sons od liberty

    a secret society that formed to protect the rights of colonist and fight government taxation.
  • Declatory act

    Issued along with the repeal of the stanp at and to lower the sugar act
  • declatory act

    commonly known as the Declaratory Act, was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain, which accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act 1765
  • townhend act

    Acts were a series of acts passed, beginning in 1767
  • Boston Massacre

    a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers
  • Tea act

    It was the final straw of a unpopular series of policies and taxes imposed by Britain on the American colonies.
  • Boston tea party

    An act of the colonist to lower the taxation on tea ny britain a group of colonisit got together and dumped a ton of tea in the bay
  • coercive acts

    a series of laws passed by british parlkiement
  • shot heard around the world

    The first shot that started the revplutionary war nobody knows if it was munutemen or the british that fired it but it was fired while britain was trying to seize the weapons of minutemen
  • Bunker Hill

    Battle between british and the americans and the americans lost but that didnt matter because it gave the americans a big bost in confidence that helped them a lot
  • 2nd continental congress

    convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun.
  • publication of common sense

    pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain
  • Independence day

    The first day that the decleration of independence was published.
  • 1st contienental congress

    ,eeting of delegsates from 12 of the 13 colonies in carpenter hall
  • battle of saratoga

    marked the climax of the saratoga capain and it was a decisive victory for the americans
  • articles of confederation

    united dtated first constitutuion
  • valley of forge

    Valley Forge is the story of the six month encampment of the Continental Army of the newly formed United States of America under the command of General George Washington,
  • shays rebellion

    series of protest by American farmers against state and local enforcement of tax collections and judgments for debt
  • constitutional convention

    meeting to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation.
  • Great compromise

    an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have
  • Federalist papers

    articles written under the pen name of Publius by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. Madison, it ws to gain popular support for the then not so popular constitution
  • constitution

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
  • Whiskey rebellion

    a new tax on whiskey that caused lots of havok between the colonist nearly 20 years after the revolutionary war started