charter which includes mopst direct challanges to monarchs athourity. it was isued twice,.
petition of right
document that states that the king is prohibited from infringing on his powers. it was passed in 1628.
english bill of rights
it was passed on de 16 1689. It lays down limits on the powers of sovereign and sets out the rights of Parliament and rules for freedom of speech in Parliament
it was an early atempt at forming a union with all of the colonies.they set up a commitie to come up with diffrent plans.
it was a riot between the vritish and the english killing 4 redcoats on accident. they fired into the crowd without orders.
boston tea party
was an act on the british government by colonist to take tea from britian back out to the boston harbor and dump it. they did this because they didnt want to be taxed
first continental congress
delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies met in philly. they met to determine if they needed to punish boston for the tea party.
second continental congress
The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting on May 10, 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They made efforts toward the war and made the army stronger
decleration of independence
the thirteen colonies declaring independence from great britian. a team was assigned to write this in philly.
articles of confederation
was a constitution for the usa was drafted by the continital congress. it went into use in 1777 and was ratified by all 13 colonies
Shays' Rebellion was an armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts over financial difficulties. 4 rebels were kiled in the rebellion.
proposal for a bicameral legislature. plan was drafted ny james madison
meeting took place to establish flaws in us government. the end result was forming a new gov.
new jersy plan
proposal for the new government of the us. was created in response to the virgina plan.