By samk7
  • Jan 31, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Protected Barons from rash action of the king. This is seen today because the constitution requires due prosses of law.
  • Period: Jan 31, 1215 to

    Events leading to the american revolution

  • The mayflower compact

    The mayflower compact
    The first govorning document of the colonies, written by the colonists. This started the colonies which started the nation.
  • The Petition of Rights

    The Petition of Rights
    Furthered on due prosses including jurry system and ristricted martial law to times of war only. This is seen today in jurry systems and limited govornment.
  • The english bill of rights

    The english bill of rights
    Ristricted power of the monarch to unfairly treat the people by having free elections in parlament. This is what the USA,s system is based on because it includes free election.
  • The Navigation Act

    The Navigation Act
    Ristricted forigen trade with everyone but England after 1707. This raised tensions between the colonies and England.
  • Proclamation Of 1763

    Proclamation Of 1763
    Stabalized relashionships with the colonies and the french territory. This settled land disputes and helped define the colonies.
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    Taxed the colonies on all sugar products. This further provoked the colonies.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Brittish put a tax on trade in all colonies. The colonies rebelled and it was repealed, but not without tension. This gave americans a reason to fight and become independent.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    Colonists rebelled to taxes by throwing tea into the harbor. Provided more reason to fight and is iconic.
  • Intolorable acts

    Intolorable acts
    Retaliated after the Boston Tea Party with new stricter laws. Colonist grew enraged at england.
  • The First continental congress

    The First continental congress
    Delagates were sent to phillidelphia from every state but Goriga to create a declaration of Independence. This started an organized Resistanse.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    miunitmen ambushed british troops, no one knows who fired first. This was the first battle of the war.
  • The Secound Contenental Congress

    The Secound Contenental Congress
    Delagates meet to disscuss independence and to lead the war effort. This led the colonies into war.
  • The Declaration Of Independence

    The Declaration Of Independence
    The document that separated England from the united states. This started the war and gained our independence.