The Development of U.S. Constitution

  • Jun 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    A document That King John signed that greatly ruduced his power. It also marked as a decisive step foward in the dedelopment of the mordern goverment.
  • Jan 10, 1295

    Parliament Begins

    The parliament was created when kings would meet with nobles and church officials to get there advice on makeing deccisions
  • House of Burgesses

    partenerd the colony with the royal governor appointed by the king of England
  • Mayflower Compact

    The first plan of self government ever put in force. It was put in force in the English colonies
  • Glorious Revolution

    In the glorious revolution the parliament kicked out King James the 2nd and replaced him with his Daughter and here Husband.
  • English Bill of Rights

    A list of freedom that the government would protect. It was signed by King William and Queen Mary.
  • Common Law

    Law englished based uopn common customs.
  • Stamp Act

    First direct britsh taxed placed on colonist.
  • Intolerable Acts

    intolerable acts were punishments placed by king gorge the 3rd
  • First Continental Congress

    In the first continetal congress the delegates meat for seven weeks in philadelphia to send request to king george the 3. If there demands were not met then they would meet agian in a year
  • Second Continental Congress

    This congress was held in Philadelphia as well. In the meeting the adreesed the boston massacur and agreed that a Continental army should be made.
  • Articles Of Confederation

    The 13 states adopeted there first constitiution under the articles of congederation.
  • Shays' Rebellion

    During Shays' Rebellion famers in Massachusetts who were in debt were tired of of the government so they rebellied against it.
  • Constitutional Convention

    In the constitutional convention 55 delagets met in Philadelpha and estableshed constitution.
  • Great Compromise

    When 2 plans for government were put forth at the Constitutional convention.
  • Federalist Papers

    A paper writen to pursuade New York voters to ratify the proposed Constitution.
  • Bill of Rights

    The first ten amendments