Mr. K's Class

Timeline created by brandon.yates
  • Petition of Right

    The Petition of Right is a major English constitutional document that sets out specific liberties of the subject that the king is prohibited from infringing. Passed on 7 June 1628, the Petition contains restrictions on non-Parliamentary taxation, forced billeting of soldiers, imprisonment without cause, and restricts the use of martial law.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    Act of the Parliament of England passed on 16 December 1689. It was a restatement in statutory form of the Declaration of Right presented by the Convention Parliament to William and Mary.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Known as the Incident on King Street by the British, was an inciden in which British soldiers killed five civillian men and injured six others
  • Boston Tea Party

    was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, a city in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the tax policy of the British government and the East India Company that controlled all the tea imported into the colonies
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    was a convention of delegates from twelve colonies that met. at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in the American Revolution
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    was a convention of delegates from the thirteen colonies that started meeting, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution
  • Philadelphia convention

    Philadelphia convention
    to address problems in governing the United States of America, which had been operating under the Articles of Confederation following independence from Great Britain.
  • Virginia Plan

    Virginia Plan
    The Virginia Plan (also known as the Randolph Plan, after its sponsor, or the Large-State Plan) was a proposal by Virginia delegates, drafted by James Madison while he waited for a quorum to assemble at the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
  • The New Jersey Plan

    The New Jersey Plan
    The New Jersey Plan (also widely known as the Small State Plan or the Paterson Plan) was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government presented by William Paterson at the Constitutional Convention on June 15, 1787.[1] The plan was created in response to the Virginia Plan, which called for two houses of Congress, both elected with apportionment according to population.