Son of Freedom (Not license but liberty) Rights: Liberty, Life, and Property. Gov't = Umpire, Right of Revolution.
Conservative, Gov't = Heirloom
Feudalism, capitalism, and communism
Social contract, general will, popular sovereignty
Wrote On Liberty, Minority rights, Harm principle
wrote leviathan., believed an absolute monarchy was the best form of government
A person may do whatever they want as long as they are not hurting another.
An implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society.
State of Nature
Situation where there is no authority.
The nature of humans to apply nature right and wrong.
A government has the right to govern without interference.
Political v Personal
The line where personal issues are protected and political issues are restricted to a certain extent.
Liberty v License
Liberty is the God given right to be able to do something while license would require people have a type of certification to do anything.
State governments have big amounts of power with a limited central government.
Leaders are chosen by God.
The rich rule the government and influence political decisions.
English Political Heritage
A royal family rules through the ages
The people vote for everything
A few people from each state/territory represent the people's ideas before government.
Creators of the Constitution and people who built policy.
Wrote the Declaration of Independence
"Father of the Constitution"
Federalists v Anti-Federalists
Federalists support strong government as outlined in the Constitution and Anti-Federalists did not.
The Federalist Constitutional Convention
Created the Constitution. Held in 1787 in Philadelphia
Plans and Principles
Includes amending and interpretation
Two houses. Senate and House of Representatives
Those delegated powers of the national government that are not specifically stated in the Constitution, but that are implied by the interpretation of the Elastic Clause.
Powers specifically stated in the Constitution delegated to the national government.
The powers that both national and state governments have.
Allows Congress to pass laws as necessary to carry out its authorized powers.
Congress power to regulate interstate commerce.
Establishes the U.S. Constitution, Federal Statutes, and U.S. Treaties as "the supreme law of the land".
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Acts or documents considered legal in one state must be accepted as valid by all other states.
Support of a strong national government with limited state government.
A rule issued by the federal government to the states.
An elected official during the period between failure to win re-election and the inauguration of a successor.
One country has the right to run a government how they want without outside interference from other countries.