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  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The signing of the Magna Carta established the principle that the power of the monarchy was absolute.
    This is significant because it was considered the founding document of American liberties.
  • Period: Jun 15, 1215 to

    Block 1-Kading/Quezada-Events/Docs

  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    Started a new form of government.
    The signing of the Mayflower Compact was significant because it started democracy in the United States.
  • Petition of Rights

    Petition of Rights
    The petition limited the power of the king in many ways, and it states the king can not imprision anyone with judgement.
    The Petition of Rights is important because it allowes us the right to petition our government.
  • Navigation Act

    Navigation Act
    The Navigation Act restricted the use of forigen trade between England and its colonies.
    The Navigation Act was important to the U.S. government because it caused resentment to its mother colony and stiffened the colonial manufacturing.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    The English bill of rights prohibited a standing army in peace time, except with conscent of parliament.
    It was important to the U.S. constitution because it ensured that the King/President may not suspend laws without concent of parliament.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    Stop conflicts between Native Americans and colonists due to French/Indian war.
    It was important to our U.S. Constitution because it states that the government has to grant property titles.
  • Sugar Act (American Revenue Act)

    Sugar Act (American Revenue Act)
    Taxed on sugar, wine, and other important things so they could have more money. The people eventually quit bying.
    It was important to the U.S. Constitution because parliament passed a prohibitedly high tax on colonies.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act required a stamp on every document and charged them money to legalize it.
    It was important to the U.S. Constitution because it estblished taxation with out representation.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    A group of men went aboard three British ships and dumped all the cargo (tea) into the Boston Harbor.
    This was important to the U.S. Constitution because it was a key growth to the American Revolution.
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    Parliament passed yet another set of laws this time to punish colonists for their wrong doings in Boston.
    It was important because although the delegates were not ready to call for independence, they were deterimined to uphold colonial rights
  • Coercive Act

    Coercive Act
    The coercive act summoned the first continential congress.
    It was important because it contributed to the outbreak of the American Revolution.
  • First shot fired at Lexington and Concord

    First shot fired at Lexington and Concord
    The accidental shot that started the revolution.
    It was important because it started the American Revolution and gave America the chance to gain their independence.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The second continental congress was the event where the approval of the Declaration of Independence happened.
    This was important because it ratified our country with a legal document.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Decelaration of Independence was a document that allows America to be finally free from Great Britian.
    This was important because its the nations most cherished symbol of liberty.