Chapter 2

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In History
  • Feb 5, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta is a charter agreed by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on 15 June 1215.[a] First drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to make peace between the unpopular King and a group of rebel barons, it promised the protection of church rights, protection for the barons
  • petition of right

    petition of right
    The Petition of Right is a major English constitutional document that sets out specific liberties of the subject that the king is prohibited from infringing.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    An English precursor of the constitution. It limited the power of the English and was written as an act of parlament.
  • Albany Plan of Union

    Albany Plan of Union
    A proposal to create a unified governtment. It was tfor the 13 colonies and was proposed by Ben Franklin.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The killing of 5 colonists by the turned into a street fight and a mob from the colonists and the British.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists attack merchant ships in the Boston harbor. But after the British closed the port.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    Meeting of 12 of the 13 colonies. They met in Carpenters hall.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Convention of delegates form the 13 colonies. Became the second continentla congress when they started meeting.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The fundamental document establishing the United States as a nation, adopted on July 4, 1776. The declaration was ordered and approved by the Continental Congress and written largely by Thomas Jefferson.
  • Articles of confederation

    Articles of confederation
    The first constitution the United States adopted.It was signed by all 13 colonies.
  • Shays Rebellion

    Shays Rebellion
    An armed uprising that took place in Massechusettes. It started because of the high taxes on farms and farmers.
  • Virginia Plan

    Virginia Plan
    Proposal by virginia delegates to make a legislative branch in the government. it was drafted by James Madison.
  • Philadelphia convention

    Philadelphia convention
    The gathering that drafted the Constitution of the United States in 1787. All states were invited to send delegates.
  • new jersey Plan

    new jersey Plan
    The New Jersey Plan (also widely known as the Small State Plan or the Paterson Plan) was a proposal for the structure of the United States Government presented by William Paterson.
  • Abraham Lincoln Assassination

    Abraham Lincoln Assassination
    Abraham lincoln got assassinated at fords theatre while watching a play. John wilkes booth is the one who shot him
  • world war 1

    world war 1
    A war fought from 1914 to 1918 between the Allies, notably Britain, France, Russia, and Italy (which entered in 1915), and the Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire.
  • world war 2

    world war 2
    A war fought from 1939 to 1945 between the Axis powers — Germany, Italy, and Japan — and the Allies, including France and Britain, and later the Soviet Union and the United States.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    A Cold War conflict pitting the U.S. and the remnants of the French colonial government in South Vietnam against the indigenous but communist Vietnamese independence movement.
  • Obama

    The first african american elected to be the president of united states.
  • The bill of rights

    The bill of rights
    The first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in 1791 and guaranteeing such rights as the freedoms of speech, assembly, and worship.