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  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    People seeking protection against arbritary acts by the king. The principle that the power of the mongrchy was not absolute.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    First government document of plymouth colony writtin by the colnist.
  • Petition of right

    Petition of right
    The King no longer puished or imprisioned any person by lawful judgements. Declaring that even a monorchy must obey the law of the land.
  • Navigation act

    Navigation act
    Series of laws that restricted the use of forgien trade.
  • The English Bill Of Rights

    The English Bill Of Rights
    Right to a fair trial,freedom from executive bail in cruel and unusual punishment
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The end of the french and Indian war removed several ominous barriers. Also it opened up opprotunities for the colonist.
  • Sugar act

    Sugar act
    A tax placed on molasis and sugar. The british did this because they wanted mor money to provide more surcurity for the colonies.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    Colonies joined to appose British government. Another thing is that it applies certain stamp duties and other duties;
  • Boston Tea party

    Boston Tea party
    Dumped tea cargo into the sea to protest British control of tea trade.
  • Coercive act

    Coercive act
    To punish the colonist for the trouble in Boston or elsewhere.
  • Lexington Concord

    Lexington Concord
    First Military engagements of the American revolutionary war.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    Convention of delagates from the 13 colonies started meeting.
  • Dclaration of Independance

    Dclaration of Independance
    13 America colonies at war with Great Britain regaurded themselves independent states.
  • First continental Congress

    First continental Congress
    First call for a convention was made over issues of mounting taxation.