By dbem12
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    America got protection against heavy handed and alatrary act by the king
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony
  • Petition of Rights

    Petition of Rights
    Limited the kings power in several ways.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    this prohibited a standing amy in peace time, execpt with the concept of parliment.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The purpose of the proclamation was to organize Great Britain's new North American empire and to stabilize relations with Native North Americans through regulation of trade, settlement, and land purchases on the western frontier.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act, also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act, was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act of 1765 was a direct tax imposed by the British Parliament on the colonies of British America.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party was a direct action by colonists in Boston, a town in the British colony of Massachusetts, against the British government and the monopolistic East India Company that controlled all the tea imported into the colonies.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    The First Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from twelve of the thirteen North American colonies .
  • Coercive Act

    Coercive Act
    The Intolerable Acts or the Coercive Acts are names used to describe a series of laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 relating to Britain's colonies in North America.
  • First shots fired at Lexington/Concord

    First shots fired at Lexington/Concord
    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    this was the reaction of the declaration of Independence.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
  • Navigation Act

    Navigation Act
    The English Navigation Acts were a series of laws that restricted the use of foreign shipping for trade between England and its colonies .