Jan 1, 1215
Magna Carta-Limits the power of the King
-Protected rights of nobles
-Limits Government/Rule of law
Mayflower CompactPilgrims decided they needed a government.
Agreed to follow rules they made.
Self government/rule of law
English Bill of RightsExpanded rights of people.
Further limited king.
Fair trials, free elections
Cato's LettersSpoke out against King.
discussed freedom of expression(speech)