Presentation on theme: "Warm- up TIME LINE Dates – 1607 – 1619 – 1620 – 1639 – 1776 Events 1.Mayflower Compact 2.Declaration of Independence 3.Fundamental Orders of Connecticut."— Presentation transcript:
Warm- up TIME LINE Dates – 1607 – 1619 – 1620 – 1639 – 1776 Events 1.Mayflower Compact 2.Declaration of Independence 3.Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 4.Virginia House of Burgesses 5.James town
Vocabulary Grievances: – wrongs, as perceived by the colonists that were committed by the King George III towards the colonists. Twenty-seven grievances are listed in the Declaration of Independence. Quartering Act: – ordered the local governments of the American colonies to provide housing and provisions for British soldiers.
Grievances 1.No taxation without representation All states are represented in Congress 1.King has absolute power A Presidential Veto may be overridden by 2/3 vote of Congress 1.Colonist not allowed to speak out against the king Ad:1 freedom of speech 1.Quartering Act Forced colonists to house troops Ad:3 right not to house troops 1.Allowed homes to be searched without warrants Ad:4 must have a warrant 1.No trial by jury of peers Ad:7
Natural rights: basic rights that government cannot deny from the people. Life, liberty, happiness Individual rights: Rights are an inherent part of a human being. Rights are yours at birth, given to you by nature or God, and permit you to act in your own self-interest with total control over your own life and property, so long as you do not infringe upon the same rights of others. Rights are not granted by the State. A legitimate government can only guarantee that the rights of all are equally protected.
Bill of Rights Read the Bill of Rights, and locate the grievances in the amendments.
Warm – up Map! Label – Fur trade (French) – Spanish Missions Use pages for Spanish missions 65
1 San Antonio 2 San Jose 3 San Lorenzo 4 San Luis Rio 1 2 3 4
Draw a venn diagram comparing the mayflower compact and the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut May flower compact Fundamental Orders of Connecticut WARM- UP
“ WE HOLD THESE Truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the Pursuit of happiness, that to secure these Rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the Governed”