Presentation on theme: "This made the king subject to law. This is also called great Charter."— Presentation transcript:
This made the king subject to law. This is also called great Charter.
Declared the supremacy of parliament. This kept the King or Queen from passing new taxes or laws without Parliaments consent. Parliament is like our House and Senate (CONGRESS)
A philosophical movement that emphasized the use of reason to examine old ideas and traditions.
Believed people and the government had a social contract.
The only way people could achieve liberty was through the separation of governmental powers.
Is a set of basic principals and laws that states the powers and duties of government.
Thomas Jefferson's document that declared that no person could be forced to attend a particular church or be required to pay for a church with tax money.
Thomas Jefferson wrote this Document Declared that no person could be forced to attend a particular church or be required to pay for a church with tax money.
The right to VOTE Only White men that paid taxes could vote at that time in America.
Was organized to create a national government. 13 people were on the committee. One from each col0ny., They were to discuss and Draft The Articles of Confederation.
Congress would become a single branch of the National Government, but it would still have limited powers in order to protect the liberties of the people. Each state had one vote in congress. Congress could settle conflicts among the states. Make coins, borrow money and soldiers.
2 nd continental congress passed the Articles of Confederation. Ratification: is an official approval.
Ratified the Articles of Confederation. They wouldn’t ratify it until other states gave up their western land.
Set up a system for surveying and dividing western land. Land was split into townships 36 square miles split into 36 lots One lot was reserved for a public school. 4 lots were given to veterans. Remaining lots were sold to the public.