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  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna carter

    The Magna Carta inspired the U.S. to write the Constitution.
  • The Maflower Compact

    The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of the pilgrims.
  • Decleration of Independence

    The colonies declare their independence from Great Britan
  • Inflation

    After the Revolutionary War, most states had a hard time paying off war debts and struggled to collect overdue taxes.
  • Articles Of Confederation

    The Constitution replaced the Articles of Confederation later in 1787.
  • Trade With Britan

    America had trading problems with Britan, so they closed the ports.
  • Shay's Rebellion

    A poor farmer and Revolutionary War veteran, Daniel Shays, led hundreds of men in a forced shutdown of the Supreme Court. Shays also led in farmers protest against high taxes and heavy dept.
  • Annapolis Convention begins

    12 delegates from 5 states called for a constitutional convention.