• Period: Jan 1, 1215 to

    The Older Days

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    Esablished the principle that the power of monarchy was not absoloute.
  • Mayflower Compact Document

    Mayflower Compact Document
    This started democracy in the U.S.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    It was a document stating the freedom for those who crossed the Atlantic on the Mayflower.
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    The Petition of Rights wanted to renew ancient liberties rather than create new rights, and it relies on the Magna Carta. It was a confirmation of the principles that taces can be levied by the Presidant.
  • Navagation Acts

    Navagation Acts
    These were a seris of laws restricting the use of foreign shipping and trade with England.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    It lays out rules for freedom of speech in Parliment, and the right to petition the monarch without fear of retribution. It also prohibited a standing army.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    It stops conlict with the native americans and colonist due to the french/england.
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    They were all taxed on Sugar, Wine, and other thing so that they could have more money, so then people eventually stopped buying
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    People started taxing everything and spending more money than they had.
  • The Boston Tea Part

    The Boston Tea Part
    Group of men went to board three ships and they started dumping cargo into the boston harbor.
  • First Continental Congress

    First Continental Congress
    This was brought about to establish rights because of the Coercive Acts and the punishments of the Boston Tea Party
  • First Shots Fired at Lexington/Concord

    First Shots Fired at Lexington/Concord
    It was what set off the American Revoloutionary war. It was an open armed conflict.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    This worked on adopting the Declaration of Independance. All 50 states were represented.
  • Declaration Of Independance

    Declaration Of Independance
    Regarded the 13 states as being new states and no longer a part of the British Empire. The Main purpose was to seprate us from Great Britain.