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What is NOT a basic right for all Englishmen?

government is a contract between the ruler and the people to be ruled

The _____________ allowed the king to only raise taxes with the consent of Parliament

Petition of Rights

The ____________ gave even more power to Parliament, and even less power to the Monarch

English Bill of Rights

The Tea Act of 1773, gave the _____________ the sole right to sell tea to the 13 colonies

East India Company

What is Parliament

the legislative body of the British government

What are the names of the two "houses" that make up Parliament?

House of Lords and House of Commons

The Magna Carta, an agreement between the nobles and the king of England, required

the king to govern according to the established RULE OF LAW

What is the correct order in feudalism ( high to low)

Royalty, Nobility, and Common people

Which document said the king could not interfere with the right to FREE SPEECH

English Bill of Rights

Which document said that, government is a contract between the ruler and the people to be ruled( if it breaks it is no longer valid)

Magna Carta

Which British law forced the colonists to house and feed British soldiers

Quartering Act

What is a representative government

when you elect a representative to serve you

What were the commitees of correspondence

they organized events, communicated what was going on in other colonies, the Sons of Liberty, and the Daughters of Liberty

The purpose of this Congress was to decide on the best response to the actions of the British governmnet

First Continental Congress

During this session of Congress the members agreed to organize the Continental army and called upon the colonists to send troops

Second Continental Congress

this group made sure each colony knew about events and opinions of all the other colonies

commitees of correspondence

Gave more power to Parliament and less to the king

English Bill of Rights

King John had to sign it, and it said that government is a contract between the ruler and the people to be ruled

Magna Carta

all subjects of the English King had certain rights such as; trial by jury, security from unlawful entry into one's home, no taxation without representation

Rights of Englishmen

taxed legal documents and anything made of paper

Stamp Act

gave the East India Company the sole right to sell tea to the colonists

Tea Act

Britain wanted to stop smuggling so they taxed items like cloth,coffee, sugar and wine

Sugar Act

allowed for British troops to be housed and fed in colonists houses

Quartering Act

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