Kaylyn Government Timeline

  • May 6, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta is a document that says King John had to obey the laws and limits his power.
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Bicameral Parliament Created in England

    Henry ||| and some other people met regularly and discuused advice for governing. After awhile they became known as parliament and they began making laws for the country.
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution
    It removed King James from having power and it gave the throne to William and Mary.
  • Boston Tea Party protesting Britain's Rule

    Boston Tea Party protesting Britain's Rule
    The reasons why we didn't like Britain is because the states had to listen to the king,all the power was in the kings hand,the king could change the laws whenever he wanted to,they were taxing with representation.
  • U.S. Declares independence from Britain

    U.S. Declares independence from Britain
    The U.S didn't like the rules that Britain had gave to us, so we wanted independence. This is when the Declartion of Independence was signed.
  • Articles of Confederation is approved

    The Articles of Confederation is that there is no chief excuitive,laws needed to be approved by nine out of the thirteen states, Congress could not tax citizens, Congress could not draft an army, there was no national court system,any changes to the articles had to be apporved by the 13 states,Congress could not collect state debt, and congress could not settle disputes between the states.
  • Shays Rebellion

    Shays Rebellion
    Daniel Shays and other people are going to "fight" back. They assemble weapons and then they go to the courts. They are going to the courts to try to prevent foreclousre on their land.
  • Constitutional Convention

    Constitutional Convention
    Was a convention that was trying to fix the articles. They were trying to fix all the government problems between the states.
  • The Great Compromise

    The Great Compromise is basically the Virgina Plan, Jew Jersey Plan, Senate, and House of Representatives all put into one thing where there were changes made and people coming to agreements.
  • America Divided: Federalists and Anti-federalists

    America Divided: Federalists and Anti-federalists
    The Federalists wanted the Constitution but did not want a bill of rights. Anti- federalists did not support the Constitution and thought that a Bill of Rights was necessary.
  • United States Constitution is ratified(approved)

    People like the idea of having a Constitution. The Constitution meant that they were free from Britian's rule.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights is a document that says that no King or Queen can try and become too powerful. It only said that Parliament could make laws, raise taxes, and control an army.