By Zowens
  • 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    rights which king could not violate
  • 1250

    Seventh crusade

    Seventh crusade
    This ended in this time
  • 1252


    saint peter of verona is assassinated by canno of balsamo
  • 1253

    campaign against the nizari

    mongoi forces under hulagu khan a campaign against the nizari ismali state
  • 1254

    battle of adrianople

    defeat the invading bulgarians near andnanople
  • 1255

    Emperor theodore II

    who is exceled
  • 1257

    volcano eruption

    volcano eruption
    massive volcano, spread ash all over the world
  • 1259


    the Goryeo kingdom in Korea surrenders
  • 1263

    battle of largs

    battle of largs
    battle of largs Scottish forces
  • 1264

    Battle of Lewis

    Battle of Lewis
    fought on May 14th 1264
  • 1265

    end of Hungarian civil war

    end of this war
  • 1270

    king louis IX dies

    dies while besieging the city of Tunis
  • 1273

    the great interregnum ended

    ended after existing since 1254
  • 1275

    british earthquake

    struck the south of great britian
  • mayflower compact

    mayflower compact
    each charter guaranteed colonist the "rights of Englishmen"
  • petition of rights

    petition of rights
    government could not unlawfully imprison people
  • English bill of rights

    English bill of rights
    guaranteed free speech and protection from cruel and unusual punishment
  • Sugar Act

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

    Stamp Act
    Stamp Act Congress met to protect the tax and it was replaced
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British soldiers into crowd
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    Revolutionaries dumped British Tea into the harbor
  • intolerable acts

    Quartering of british troops
  • Judiciary Act

    Established a Three-tiered Judicial Structure
  • Marbury v. Madison

    Power of judicial review​
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    "Power to tax is the power to destroy"​
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Power of Fed. Govt. To regulate interstate commerce​
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Right of a state legislature to award a monopoly to operate a steamship line between NY and NJ
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    First national woman's rights convention in the US​
  • Dred Scott v. Sanford​

    Enslaved man sued for his and his family's freedom after being taken to a free state​
  • Morrill Act

    Granted large tracts of land to states; states sold land and used money for colleges
  • Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882​

    Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882​
    Ended Chinese immigration to the US​
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Ruled segregation was legal as long as the facilities were equal​
  • 16th amendment

    gave Congress authority to set a federal income tax
  • 17th amendment

    Direct election of Senators
  • Cooperative federalism

    States and national governments worked together to deal with the Great Depression
  • United States v. Miller

    Ruled 2nd Amendment does not protect the right to have all types of weapons
  • Minersville School District v. Gobitis

    The Supreme Court ruled that a child could be expelled for refusing to salute the American flag or recite the pledge (these actions violated the child’s religious beliefs)
  • United States v. Darby

    Upheld Fair Labor Standards Act; Commerce Clause allows Congress to regulate employment conditions​
  • Executive Order 9066

    FDR required all people of Japanese descent on the West Coast to report to "War Relocation Centers"
  • West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

    The court reversed itself and decided unity was not a sufficient reason to overrule religious beliefs.
  • Korematsu v. the United States

    Upheld involuntary internment of ethnically Japanese American citizens​
  • Korematsu v. United States

    Court ruled the public’s safety was more important than rights of Japanese Americans.​
  • Brown v. Board

    Ruled segregation is illegal​
  • Civil Rights Act of 1960​

    Civil Rights Act of 1960​
    Empowered the federal government to actively engage in voter registration in places where voting discrimination had been found​
  • Equal Pay Act of 1963

    Equal Pay Act of 1963
    Established equal pay for men and women​
  • Great Society

    Government program to eliminate poverty and social inequality
  • Edwards v. South Carolina

    187 African-American students gathered at the state capitol to protest racial injustice
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964​

    Banned discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, or national origin in voting, employment, and public accommodations​
  • Miranda v. Arizona

    Expanded rights of people accused of crimes​
  • Loving V. Virginia

    Struck down all state laws banning interracial marriage​
  • War Powers Resolution

    President must consult with Congress before sending troops
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1975

    prohibited banks, stores, and other businesses from preventing women from getting loans or credit.​
  • Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975

    allowed Native American Groups to control federally funded programs in their communities​
  • Tinker v. Des Moines

    Schools couldn’t prevent students from protesting the Vietnam War​
  • Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigration Responsibility Act of 1996​

    Increased border control; easier to deport undocumented aliens, increased penalties for smuggling people into the country.​
  • District of Columbia v. Heller

    Ruled the 2nd Amendment protects an individual's right to keep and bear arms for self-defense​
  • D.C. v. Heller

    Ruled 2nd Amendment right to bear arms includes the right to self defense
  • McDonald v. Chicago

    Ruled 2nd Amendment applies to federal, state, and local governments; upheld 2nd Amendment
  • Obergefell v. Hodges

    Ruled states must grant and recognize same-sex marriage
  • Trump v. Hawaii

    Court ruled a ban on immigration from majority-Muslim countries did not violate the Establishment Clause ​