Project for Gov

By vic8
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta is Drafted

    The Magna Carta was intended to cause the royals to share power with the nobility of England.
  • Petition of Right is drafted

    The Petition of Right is a document that sets specific liberties to the king. It prohibited him from doing any infringing.
  • English Bill of Rights is drafted

    The Bill of Rights is the part of the constitution that talk about the rights of the citizens.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act was a tax put up by the British government to tax stamps coming into America.
  • Townshed Duties

    The Townshed Duties were used to pay for the salaries of the governors and judges.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British soldiers.
  • Tea Act

    An act to tax evey load of tea going into the ports of America. It was a trick to invest more money. It was soon boycotted.
  • 1st Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress brought together colonies. It was to protest against the "Intolerable Acts'.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress succeeded the First Continental Congress. They made the American Revolution.
  • Common Sense was published (Thomas Paine)

    "Common Sense" is a pamphlet written in the American Revolution.It contained a list of special reasons.
  • Declaration of Independnce signed

    It was a document written by Thomas Jefferson, with the help of John Adams, and Banjamin Franklin, that declared Americans Independence to Great Britain.