By 2wild4U
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    We got the rights " trial by jury" and " due process the law" from this document.
  • MayFlower Compact

    MayFlower Compact
    Written ageement by new settlers they made it with fair and equal laws for the good of the settlement.
  • Petition of Rights

    Petition of Rights
    The document demanded that the king no longer imprison or otherwise punish any person but by the lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
  • Navigation Act

    Navigation Act
    English were shipping from the seas which was a major cause of the first Dutch war. The Navigation Act forbode the importation of plantation commodities of Asia, Africa, and America.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    " We got the right to a fair trial and freedom from excessive bail and from cruel and unusaul punshiment from this document."
  • Proclamtion of 1763

    Proclamtion of 1763
    After the French and Indian war they made this to provide that all lands west of all rivers into the Atlanta Ocean were off-limits to the colonists.
  • Sugar Act

    Reduced the rate of tax on molasses from 6 pence to 3 pence per gallon, and listed other foreign goods to be taxed
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The law required the use of tax stamps on all legal documents, on certain business agreements, and on newspaper.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    A group of men disquised as Native Americans boarded 3 tea ships in Boston harbor and dumped the cargo into the sea to protest British control of the tea trade.
  • Coercive Act

    Coercive Act
    Other wise known as the Intolerable Acts, the purpose was to restore order in Massachusetts following the Boston Tea Party
  • First Contental Congress

    First Contental Congress
    Convend in Philadelphia's carpenters hall where 12 of the 13 colonies sent dilagates to Right the Wrongs inflicted on the colonies to try and gain them a hearing in London
  • First Shots fired at Lexington/Concord

    First Shots fired at Lexington/Concord
    The first shot heard around the world was fired and started the revolutionary war.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The delagates met again to compromise with the British.
  • Declaration Of Independence

    Declaration Of Independence
    It gives us our independence and states the reasons that we are breaking free