collen schenk

  • Period: Sep 16, 1200 to


  • Sep 16, 1215

    magna carta

    magna carta
    charter which includes mopst direct challanges to monarchs athourity. it was isued twice,.
  • petition of right

    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

    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
  • albany plan

    albany plan
    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.
  • boston massacre

    boston massacre
    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

    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

    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

    decleration of independence
    the thirteen colonies declaring independence from great britian. a team was assigned to write this in philly.
  • articles of confederation

    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

    shays rebellion
    Shays' Rebellion was an armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts over financial difficulties. 4 rebels were kiled in the rebellion.
  • virgina plan

    virgina plan
    proposal for a bicameral legislature. plan was drafted ny james madison
  • philly convention

    philly convention
    meeting took place to establish flaws in us government. the end result was forming a new gov.
  • new jersy plan

    new jersy plan
    proposal for the new government of the us. was created in response to the virgina plan.