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  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    This contained rights that are still present in ou government now like trial by jury, protection against the unjust taking of life, liberty or property.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    Written by the pilgrims, this stated that theey could practice christianity according to their own determination.
  • Petition of Rights

    Petition of Rights
    This channlenged the idea of divine rights of kings to do whateverthey pleased. It stated that even a monarch had to obey the law.
  • Navigation Act

    Navigation Act
    This law was followed for the most part, but there were a few slip ups of smuggling that years later, helped to fire the American Revolution
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    This inspired a very large part of our current Bill of Rights.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This actually proved helpful by regulation relations between the Natives and colonists, trade, settlement, and land purchase regulations. This is still used in Canada
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The staamp act started the resistance of british rule over the colonists. When it was introduced, it was opposed, the first of many opositiions that eventually lead to the American Revolution.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    This rebelion of tea throwing lad to revolutions around the world. This was the grounds for a ton of uprising everywhere, and eventually this led to the American Revolution. Also, the harbor tasted pretty delicious.
  • Coercive Act (Restraining Acts)

    Coercive Act (Restraining Acts)
    This was in response to the "intolerable acts". The government started a ton of repression shortly after this was put into action. The Coercive Act was just the begingin.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    This increased the colonists concerns about the intent of British Parliment and helped the growing movement of the American Revolution
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    When their plans fell through, this led to the Second Continental Congress to do things again. That led to the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independece.
  • First Shots Fired at Lexington and Concord

    First Shots Fired at Lexington and Concord
    These shots were the beging of the fight for independence. This started everything, it started the war that the underdogs won and came out with their freedom.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    This was the begining of the Declaration of Independence, and also the fisrt official form of legit governmant of the USA
  • Declaration of Independince

    Declaration of Independince
    This was basically the founding document of the USA, this shaped the values of our country for the past, present and future. We would be next to nowhere without it.