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The lawmaking body that developed in England in the late 1300’s. People that advised the king and helped govern the realm Parliament
What did the Magna Carta establish? limited authority
Which of John Locke’s beliefs influenced a major part of the declaration of Independence? consent of governed
Which of Montesquieu’s ideas influenced the Constitution? Separation of Powers
The English Bill of Rights said the King could not suspend Parliament's ______ laws
What is a legislature? lawmaking body
Federalist and Anti-federalist compromise: Federalist promised that if the Constitution was ratified, they would add a _____ bill of rights
What is a delegate? representative
A form of government where power is divided between states and the national government is called; federalism
Who supported the ratification of the Constitution? Federalist
Who opposed the ratification of the Constitution? anti-federalist
What do you call a group of people who band together for a common purpose? confederation
what was the meeting held to fix the Articles of Confederation called? constitutional convention
What proposed that states would receive representation according to population. Virginia plan
What proposed that states would receive equal representation? New Jersey Plan
His main belief was consent of the governed. John Locke
Good government is based on a social contract between who? people and rulers
What do people agree to give up in order to be protected by their government? freedom
The Magna Carta stated that who was not above the law? King and Queen
His main belief was separation of powers. Influenced the creation of the three branches of government. Montesquieu
The English Bill of Rights said the King could not create special ______. courts
The English Bill of Rights said the King could not impose ______ without Parliament's consent. taxes
The English Bill of Rights said the King could not raise an _____ without Parliament's consent. army
The English Bill of Rights said that members of parliament would be freely elected and guaranteed free ____ during meetings. speech
The English Bill of Rights said that citizens would have a right to fair ____ . trial
The Articles of Confederation had no power to make the ____ do anything. states
What was extremely difficult to do to the Articles of Confederation? Amend
What was the name of our the first constitution of the United States? Articles of Confederation
Who proposed the Great Compromise? Roger Sherman
In the Great Compromise, it was proposed that each state would have ___ representation in the Senate. equal
In the Great Compromise, it was proposed that each state would have ____ representation in the House of Representatives. population based
Created by: Domingue