By 1038151
  • Jun 15, 1215

    magna carta

    magna carta
    this document created the idea of a ruler having limited power. this is used in America where the president cant do whatever he wants.
  • mayflower compact

    mayflower compact
    the first governing document of plymouth colony
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    This document states that a ruler must follow the law of the land. In America the president could get convicted if he murders sombody.
  • Navigation Act

    Navigation Act
    A sieries of laws passed about shipping to foreign nations. This started the american revolution.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    Set certain rights for English citizens. America has a bill of rights
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This closed off the west to expansion
  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    Forced americans to trade sugar with Britain
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    Required a stamp on legal documents
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists threw british tea into boston harbor
  • First continental congress

    First continental congress
    Consider how to deal with the intolerable acts
  • First Shots fired at Lexington/ Concord

    First Shots fired at Lexington/ Concord
    The start of the American Revolution against Britain
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    America gained freedom from England