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Democracy in the USA

TermDefinition
ideal is a conception of something in it's perfect form
liberty the ability of people to act and think as they choose
equality is the principle that ALL people posses a fundamental, moral worth that entitles them to be treated fair
majority rule decisions are made by a candidate whom won by more than half of the votes
minority rights are the political rights held by groups who make up less than half of the population
free enterprise all people in business to make their own economic choices
bicameral two chamber legislature
Magna Carta limited the power of the monarchy
Petition of Right a document that required English King's to obtain Parliament's approval before levying new taxes
Articles of Confederation the United States first constitution
ratify formally approve
Shay's Rebellion farmers revolt
Virginia Plan called for a central government divided into three branches of government and checks and balances
New Jersey Plan called for a central government divided into three branches of government but would be closer to the Articles of Confederation
The Great Compromise included elements of both New Jersey and Virginian PLans
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