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government based on rule of law
A group of English nobles forced King John to sign a document it limited his powers
english bills of rights
limited the king and gave parliament the right to rule
law thats been passed down
life liberty and property
there is an implied contract between the government and the citizens
created and passed laws (House of Burgesses)
people run the government
representative of government
Rule of law
everyone must obey the law
Which of these was NOT an early example of self government ?
A. House of Burgess
B. New England Town Meetings
C. Mayflower Compact
D. Stamp Act
Which of the following describes the idea that a government cannot do whatever it wants , but rather is constrained by a set of laws?
What are Repressing acts?
Quartering Act , Stamp Act , Townshend Act
John Locke's philosophy on government?
It is the privilege of citizens to replace any government that fails to protect natural rights and uphold the common good
What did the Quartering Act State?
Colonist had to House British soldiers
Explain the purpose of the sons of liberty led by Sam Adams
Spread the word about the British throughout the colonies
British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them. Five colonists were killed. The colonists blamed the British and the Sons of Liberty and used this incident as an excuse to promote the Revolution.
Boston Tea Party
A 1773 protest against British taxes in which Boston colonists disguised as Mohawks dumped valuable tea into Boston Harbor.
What was declared by the colonist at the Stamp Act congress
No Taxation without Representataion
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