Presentation on theme: "Tyranny/Domination Anarchy/Freedom The Basic Political Debate Has Always Been Between Tyranny and Freedom British Monarchy Over American Colonies in 1600s."— Presentation transcript:
Tyranny/Domination Anarchy/Freedom The Basic Political Debate Has Always Been Between Tyranny and Freedom British Monarchy Over American Colonies in 1600s – 1700s
Tyranny/Domination Anarchy/Freedom Articles of Confederation ratified by the 13 colonies in 1781 During the American Revolution: 1776-1783 British Monarchy The Colonies Began to Form a Centralized Government That Moved From Tyranny to Radical Freedom. The ‘Articles of Confederation’ Were Formed
Tyranny/DominationAnarchy/Freedom Articles of Confederation The aim was freedom from Britain and minimal Federal Governmental Control of states. The emphasis was on personal freedom, opportunity and responsibility. The success of this was based on personal, internal and national virtue. ‘Religion’ would be the primary conveyor of virtue to set the internal moral compass. The ‘Articles of Confederation’ British Monarchy
Tyranny/Domination Anarchy/Freedom Original Articles of Confederation After the Revolution: 1784-87 Original Articles of Confederation were replaced by Our Current Constitution ‘The Constitution’ Replaced the Articles of Confederation British Monarchy Slight Shift Back Toward Tyranny and Governmental Controls
Tyranny/ Domination Anarchy/Freedom The Gradual Return to Tyranny Over 200 Years Has Occurred in Both Major Political Parties Constitution and Bill of Rights American Politics and Politicians of Both Parties Have Gradually Moved Toward Increasing Tyranny Over the Past 200 Years. Republicans Democrats 2009 Constitution and Bill of Rights Increasing Exponentially With Each Successive President.