king john gave land to some higher class people (nobles) and expected them to pay taxes,support army and obey him in return.the nobles felt like he was abusing his powers and taxing them too much. the make him sign the magna carta forcing him to obey the laws and limiting his powers.
Jan 1, 1300
bicameral parliament created in englend
henry III met regularly with a group of citizens for advice and help governing. over time, this group became known as parliament and began making laws for the country.
in 1688 parliament removed the king james friom powere anfd gave the throne to william and mary.
english bill of rights
parliament wanted to be sure that no king or queen could ever try to take back their power and become too powerful. they created the english bill of rights. this said only parliament could make laws,raise taxes, an dcontrol the army.
boston tea party protesting britian's rule (give 3 reason why they were mad)
referred as "the destuction of the tea" or by other informal and not celebrated until half a century later.
u.s declares independence from britian
was a statement adopted by the continental congress on july 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen american colonies, then at war with great britian, regarrded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the british empire.
articles of confederation is approved (give 3 problems with it)
was an arrgument among the 13 founding states that established the united states as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.
it was an armed upspring that took place i central and western massachuttes in 1786 and 1787.
the great compromise
perhaps the great debate undertook by the delegate to the constitution convention in 1787 centered on how many representatives each state should have in the new government's law making branch, the u.s. congress
america divided:federalist and anti-federalists (give main beliefs of each)
t gave to much power to th enational government at the expense of th e state governments.there was no bill of rights. the national government could maintain an army in peacetime.but the federalsits disagreed on everything that they did so theres was the other way around.
united states constitution is ratified (approved)
the first three articles of th econstitution establish the rules and seperate powers of three branches of the federal government.
it took place from may 14 to september 17, 1787 in philadelphia pennsylvannia, to address problems in governing the united states of america which had been operatiing under the articles of confederation following independence from great britian.