List some of the similarities between your Bill of Rights and the English Bill of Rights of 1689?
The English Bill of Rights was used as a 'template' for the American Bill of Rights by the framers of the US Constitution. The main similarity between these two documents is the limiting of the central power of in the governments, and protection from unjust imprisonment.
The English Bill of Rights was collectively authored by the Parliament of England. It does not have any acknowledged individual authors. It was based on and was a restatement of the Declaration of Right which was collectively authored by the Convention Parliament in March 1689. The Parliament of England then wrote the Bill of Rights and in December 1689, presented it to William and Mary and invited them to be the king and queen of…
The English Bill of Rights is important because it is constitutional law as well as forming part of the law of some other nations. The Bill of Rights was passed by Parliament in December 1689. Since the Revolutionary War was between the Kingdom of Great Britain & 13 British colonies in North America, it involved their Bill of Rights.