• Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta is a document that King John of England signed and is the basis for English citizen's rights, The Magna Carta was used to limit the power of the king.The Magna Carta was a collection of 37 English laws some old and some new and is still used to this day.
  • Petition of Right is drafted

    This is a statement of a person's fundamental rights which the King should agree to. These are the things it consitsted of freedom from arbitrary arrest and imprisonment,freedom from non-parliamentary taxation. freedom from the enforced billeting of troops,and freedom from martial law.
  • Bill Of Right

    There are ten amendments that were given to the people of Amercian in the 15 colonies. These are the list of themFreedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.Right to keep and bear arms. Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures. Right to due process of law. Rights of accused persons and the right to a speedy and public trial.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act was a tax imposed by the British government on the American colonies.The primary goal was to raise money needed for military British taxpayers paid for this document
  • Townshend Acts

    This had an overwhelming approval in parliament.The Townshend Acts imposed a new tax on wine, It was designed as a smarter way to raise revenue as opposite to the stamp act
  • Boston Massacre

    It was happened in Britian against soilders and citizens that were killed a mass murder
  • Tea Act

    Act that gave a monopoly on tea sales to the american colonists
  • 1st Continental Congress

    Representatives from each colony meet in Philadelphia. Each an every delegates from being sent to the congress would have to represent and discuss their response to the British about rights and colonys but some members boycott british goods and passed resolutions asserting colonial rights
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    The second continental congress meeting started with the battle of Lexington and Concord fresh in their memories.British troups attackt while thay were trying to drive the British out of Boston.established the militia as the Continental Army to represent the thirteen states. They also elected George Washington as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army.
  • Pubished Of Common Sense

    This book was written Thomas Paine for his country and his people to have a purpose and a way of basic knowleged on how to establish goverment with out a monarchy. He writes about how Government has its origins in the evil of man and is therefore a necessary evil at best. Paine says that government's sole purpose is to protect life, liberty and property, and that a government should be judged solely on the basis of the extent to which it accomplishes this goal.
  • Declaration of independence

    wriiten by Thomas Jefferson ..In it show the new nation will be called the United States that one country can be more powerful than its master. It is describing the document's and explaining why the colonies have overthrown their ruler and chosen to take their place as a separate nation in the world for ex it sayAll men are created equal and there are certain unalienable rights that governments should never violate. These rights include the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.