American Independece

  • Nov 11, 1215

    The Magna Carta

    The magna carta provided citizens with trial by jury and protection against the taking of life, liberty, and property.
  • Period: Nov 11, 1215 to

    Colonies Independence

  • Petition of Right

    This event was important becuase with this law the King's power was limited and he was no longer able to rule like he once was able to and abuse his power.
  • The New England Confederation

    This event was significant becuase it was the beginning of the colonies and the negotiations of several groups to work together for a common cuase.
  • The English Bill Of Rights

    This Law further limited the King's power and Monarchs also becuase it gave citizens trial by jury, Due process, no cruel punishment, No excessive bail or fines, Right to bear arms, and Right to Petition thus making sure the Monarchs cannot abuse their power.
  • The Albany Plan

    This event was signafigant becuase with this plan in a affect it created a more centralized government and the colonies were better united.
  • The Stamp Act

    This event was important becuase this was one of the first times a number of the colonies had joined together to oppose the British Government and the King.
  • The Boston Massacre

    This event was significant becuase it angred colonist and was used to gain and promote support for going against the Great Britain King and fighting for freedom.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    This Event influenced colonist to not be afraid of the British and to stand up for their rights as American citizens.
  • The Battles of Lexington and Concord

    This event was known as the "shot heard round the world" and was very significant becuase these two battles were the main sparks to the American Revolution and our fight for freedom.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence was the most important event of American histroy becuase this was the day that the 13 colonies declared there seperation from Great Britain and became the own nation thus giving birth to the United States.