Orgins of the Constitution

  • Jan 28, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The principle that the power of the monarchy was not absolute signed by king john
  • Jamestown Founded

    Colonies developed within that framework of royal control.
  • French&Indian War

    the french and the indians fought the british.
  • King George 3rd

    Came to the throne.
  • Stamp Act

    Imposed a direct tax by the british parliament.
  • Boston Massacre

    A fight between a patriot man and a dquad of british soldiers throwing snowballs and stones
  • Boston Tea Party

    Qrouup of men disquised as native americans boarded 3 tea ships, dumped cargo into the sea.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    Britain responded to the boston tea party.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    Convention of delegates from the 12 colonies
  • Revolutionary war begins

    British arrived in lexington massachusetts colonial minutmen were waiting for them.
  • Decleration Of Independence

    Most cherished symbol of liberty.
  • Articles Of Confederation

    Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after the american revolution.
  • Ratification Of Constitution

    Formal approval eleven states aqreed to the document within a year.
  • Revolutionary War Ends

    The continental congress ratified preliminary articles of peace.
  • Shays Rebellion

    Armed uprising that took place in central and western massachusetts
  • Constitutional Convention

    A gethering for the purpose of writing a new constitution.