English Government Who makes the laws? Legislature – Parliament Magna Carta What is the Magna Carta? Why is it considered the most important document in the history of government? What important concept did it establish? Parliament How did parliament develop in England? By the late 1300’s what type of government had Britain become? Other Key Events in English Government History 1688 – Why did parliament remove King James from power? 1689 – The English Bill of Rights __What can happen? What cannot happen?________ What is the true power English government? Common Law What is common law?