Social Studies Timeline!

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    What the Magna Carta is about is a Document for limiting rights of the monarch and keeping the basic legal rights for all of the men in England.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was the first document of the Plymouth Colony. It was sighned by the Pilgrims, out of the 41 ships 101 of the passengers sighned. Almost half of the Colonist were part of a group looking for freedom to practice Christianity.
  • Natural Rights

    Natural Rights
    Natural Rights are the rights that men possessed as a gift from nature or god, with the form of the government. Also John Locke said that any man should be able to enjoy his life and be able to do things a free man could do.
  • Two Treatises of Government

    Two Treatises of Government
    The Two Treastises of Government is a work of poloticial philosophy. Written by John Locke. The first Treatises is about outlining the Monarchy. The Second Treatises is about us people, and what is fair and not fair.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    What the English Bill of Rights are about is it set out strict limits to royal families and for them to have permission to do certain activities.
  • Spirit of Laws

    Spirit of Laws
    The Spirit of Laws is a treatise on political theory. Montesquieu's Political treastie's had a very big influence on other people like Catherine the Great. Montesquieu spent over 20 years resaerching and writting the Spirit of Laws.
  • State of Nature

    State of Nature
    The state of Nature was the belief that people , as humans of nature and god should live their lifes and orginize their society on the basis of rules laid down by nature or god.With the growth of individualism eventually.
  • Social Contract

    Social Contract
    The Social Contract is a book writen by Jean Jacques Rousseau. What this meant was that now we have alot more freedom to do things.
  • Continental Congress

    Continental Congress
    The Continental Congress was a group of delegates all called together for a meeting from the Thirteen Coloinies, they became the governing people of the United States during the American Revolution.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense is a Phamphlet written by Thomas Paine.The Phamphlet was recorded as the largest sale of any book in American History. Paine wrote in a style that common people understood. The Phamphlet was basicly about the truth.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was the first written plan for the Government for the United States. The articles guided the Congress in the supervision for the American Revolution.
  • Enlightenment

    What Enlightenment means is this was the time that people really discoverd actual things about the world such as Polotics and religion. Also of the 25,000 copies made they were all spread over the world which made all of our greatest Scientist like Ben Franklin start to think more about important things in the world.