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Gov. Chap 2 and 3 sec 1 and 2

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Magna Carta
great charter; trail by one's peers(equals); limited Government
Due Process of Law
5th/14th
6th admendment
criminal prosecution
7th admendment
civil prosecution
Petition of Rights
prohibited king from imprisioning political critics without a jury trail; king/queen must obey the law
English Bill of Rights
applied to english citizens and american colonists; king/ queen must have parliment approval
Eighth Admendment
not to be subjected to cruel or unusal punishment
Women's Sufferage
1920
19th Admendment
women's right to vote
Parliament
Great Britian and England's government; house of lords and commons
Upper chamber
house of lords
Lower chamber
house of commons
John Locke
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Two Treastises on civil government
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Thomas Hobbes
"state of nature"
Leviathan
Thomas Hobbes
Jean Jacques Rousseau
freedom/liberty in a society
social contract
people right to tell how to be governed
Montesquieu
first political writer; "seperate but equal"
Charter
written grant or authority
May Flower Compact
41 men 1. direct gov't 2. major rule 3. equal treatment of adult white men
Social Contract
understanding between people and government
Prototype
a model
Constitution
power to govern
legislature
law making body
First colonial constitution
fundamental order of connecticut
first national constitution
article of confederation
first colonial legislature
virginia house of burgesis
first national legislature
congress
Pennsylvania Frame of Government
model for US Constitution
Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges
model for Bill of Rights
Boycott
Refusing to purchase
Redcoats
British soldiers
Minutemen
citizen soldier
Goal of second continental congress
peace with british parliment
Common Sense
Thomas Paine wrote it mocked the king; pro independant newsletter
Legitimacy
legal authority
Patriots
loyal to country favored independance
Tories
Colonists; loyal to Great Britian
National Rights
Life Liberty and Property and 2 treasties
Inalienable Rights
life liberty and pusuit of happiness; Thomas Jefferson