Early Events leading to amrecian documents

  • Jan 1, 1215

    The Magna Carta

    it was drafted inb medieval times and i have no idea how it does anything
  • the petition of right

    The Petition exhibited to his Majesty by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, concerning divers Rights and Liberties of the Subjects, with the King's Majesty's royal answer thereunto in full Parliament.
  • The Drafting of the English bill of rights

    No specific date but yet declares right and justices
  • The stamp act

    Ennacted on november 1rst the stamp act taxed the colonials for the redcoat troops that occupied and so called protected the colonies in america, the colonials strongly opposed it but had nothing in defense due to having no representatives
  • Townshed duties

    the month and day are incorrect and inacurate, English parliament cut the British land tax, and, to balance the budget, Charles Townshend promised that he would tax the Americans to make up the difference. Taking advantage of the distinction the Americans had drawn between internal and external taxes, he put through a series of acts laying import duties at American ports on paper, lead, glass and tea shipped from England. These duties, however, didn't have an economic but a political purpose. Th
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizenry.
  • The tea act

    it was the final spark in the american revolutionary movement it was a tax act that colonists wouldnt stand for hence the boston tea party...
  • First continental congress

    the people held the congress in carpenters hall in philladelphia,from sept 5th to oct 26 1774
  • End of First continental Congress

    congress meeting ended
  • Second Continental Congress

    The day is not specific ,but on that month the Redcoats
    (british Soldiers) opened fire upon a Boston crowd, forcing the colonials to hire hessian mercenaries to keep control, another defeat for the colonists.
  • Thomas Pains Comon Sense (published) "No exact month and day"

    Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy.
  • Declaration of independence (Signed)

    The Declaration of independence was signed on this date by the creators and supporters of this thingie