Constitutional Influences Timeline

Timeline created by samuelhernandez53
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Magna Carta

    -Limits the power of the King
    -Protected rights of nobles
    "Big Idea"
    -Limits Government/Rule of law
  • Mayflower Compact

    Pilgrims decided they needed a government.
    Agreed to follow rules they made.
    "Big ideas"
    Self government/rule of law
  • English Bill of Rights

    Expanded rights of people.
    Further limited king.
    Fair trials, free elections
    "Big ideas"
    Limit governments/rights
  • Cato's Letters

    Spoke out against King.
    discussed freedom of expression(speech)
    "Big Ideas"
    Rights/limit government