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    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Signing of magna carta
  • petition of rights

    petition of rights
    Petition signed stating king needs approval before levying taxes
  • English Civil War

    English Civil War
    War because of King Charles and Parliament
  • Rebellion Conflicts

    Rebellion Conflicts
    King Charles Servants rebel
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    Freedom and protection from cruel and unusual punishments
  • New King/Queen

    New King/Queen
    Previous king was run out and mary and james take the throne
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    natives settled west of the line
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    First tax on paper goods and legal documents
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Repealed the tax
  • Townsend Act

    Townsend Act
    Was a direct tax on paper, tea, lead, and glass
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Snow attack on soldiers causing open fire on crowd ending 5 peoples lives
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonist dumped British Tea into the harbor
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    declaration and resolves, demanaded britain to repeal the intolerable act
  • Intolerable Act

    Intolerable Act
    Quartering of British troops
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Continental army , assumed role of the government
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Signed by delegates and inspired john locke
  • Ratification of Articles of Confederation

    Ratification of Articles of Confederation
    Arguments of control of the west led to states reducing to ratify
  • Northwest Ordinance

    Northwest Ordinance
    Plan for Settling northwest territory
  • 3/5 Compromise

    3/5 Compromise
    for every 5 slaves only 3 would count
  • Great Comproomise

    Great Comproomise
    New Jersey plan and Virginia plan combined to make the best plan.
  • 4th Amendment

    4th Amendment
    Protects citizens from unlawful search and seizure
  • 6th Amendment

    6th Amendment
    Right to a speedy trial
  • 5th Amendment

    5th Amendment
    Rights to a fair trial
  • 3rd Amendment

    3rd Amendment
    Soldiers can't stay in a home without owners consent
  • 1st Amendment

    1st Amendment
    Freedom of expression and religion
  • 2nd Amendment

    2nd Amendment
    Right to carry firearm
  • 7th Amendment

    7th Amendment
    Right to a Jury
  • 8th Amendment

    8th Amendment
    No cruel or unusual punishment
  • 9th Amendment

    9th Amendment
    Peoples Rights
  • 10th Amendment

    10th Amendment
    Federal government only has the powers listed in constitution.
  • 11th Amendment

    11th Amendment
    Prohibits federal courts from hearing certain lawsuits against states.
  • Marbury V. Madison

    Marbury V. Madison
    Established the principle of the judicial review
  • 12th Amendment

    12th Amendment
    President 1 vote Vice President 1 instead of President 2 votes
  • Dred Scott V. Sandford

    Dred Scott V. Sandford
    Deemed slaves not citizens and no gov. protection
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    abolished slavery in all states and territories
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Granted citizenship to people born or naturalized in US
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Right to vote no matter color, race, or previous condition
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Congress can collect taxes on income
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Allowed to vote for senators
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibition of Alcohol
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Gave Women the Right to Vote
  • 20th Amendment

    20th Amendment
    Move the term ends and begging.
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    End of Alcohol Prohibition
  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    limites office time
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    Unconstitutional to separate schools by race
  • 23rd Amendment

    23rd Amendment
    vote for electoral college who votes on P and VP
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    prohibited poll taxing
  • 25th Amendment

    25th Amendment
    If the President is Killed vice President takes over
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    Voting age changed from 21 to 18
  • 27th Amendment

    27th Amendment
    any law increasing or dec. pay for any congress won't happen til next election.