theory used by Aristotle that was about groups rather than the individual, saying that government is a natural state
What are the three types of government ?
monarchy, aristocracy, and democracy
What was Aristotle's solution ?
What were the parts of the british government
monarchy, aristocracy ( house of commons) and democracy ( house of lord)
government is a necessary evil, focuses on the people
What was the Pamphlet War?
way for colonist to air grievances about british
what was the biggest issue for the colonist?
representation- tired of taxation and were told they had virtual representation
Paines model of government
begin with the individual, state of nature
what was Paine's fear
that the government would go to far, the people needed a limited government
3 reasons why a mixed regime would not work
1. violates natural equality of men
2. idea that there is no checking of power
3. the british system was too complex
what was Paines solution
1. representation and elections
2. frequent turnovers