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Government :p

I procrastinated this long so let's make it count.

Form of government in which all authority is vested in a central government. Unicameral
Two house legislature made up of Parliament and Congress Bicameral
Based on a grant of land by English monarch to a proprietor. Proprietary colony
Directly controlled by the king through an appointed governor. Royal Colony
Operated under charters agreed to by the king and the colony. Charter Colony
In 1215 King John is forced to sign this document. "Great charter" Magna Carta
Charles I is forced to sign. It increased the power of Parliament Petition of Rights
Extends power of the Parliament English Bill of Rights
First example of a representative government Jamestown
Men on board sign an agreement to form a society in the new world Mayflower Compact
Laws limited the power of the government and all men had the right to choose judges Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
First coe of laws in New England offering protections for individual rights Massachusetts Bay of Liberties
Broad ideas about representative government Republicanism
Reject monarchy Aristotle
Discourses on Livy. Republic is based on civic virtue Niccolo Machiavelli
Spirit of Laws. Legislative, judicial and executive branches Charles De Montesquieu
Second Treatise on Government. People form government to protect their rights. John Locke
The social contract. Right to form government. Jean Jacques Rousseau
The wealth of Nations. Protect economic freedoms and property rights. Adam Smith
First Amendment Francois Marie Arouet
Commentaries of the laws of england. Influenced the writing of the constitution William Blackstone
Created by: ericann23