Presentation on theme: "And Some History Too!. Signed by King John Forced by Barons Trial By Jury Due Process – Protection against the arbitrary taking of life, liberty or property."— Presentation transcript:
And Some History Too!
Signed by King John Forced by Barons Trial By Jury Due Process – Protection against the arbitrary taking of life, liberty or property Only for Noble Class PRECEDENT – The power of the monarch was NOT absolute.
Signed by Charles I (England) King could not imprison political critics without trial by jury. Could not declare Martial Law (military rule) during peacetime. Could not require the shelter of troops. Could not tax without the consent of parliament. PRECEDENT: The King had to obey the laws of the land.
Signed by William and Mary as a condition to taking the throne of England. Could not keep an army during peacetime Elections for parliament should be free.
How was the U.S. founded?
The theory of Woolen Underwear and Rancid BBQ Silk and Spices The Vikings on the coast of Newfoundland c.1000 a.d. Columbus 1492 Cutting out the middle man Vasco da Gama reaches India first. The line of Demarcation The Spanish search for Gold