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Origins of American Government
Ordered Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta (Great Charter)
Settlers had created local governments based on what they had…
idea that government is not all powerful, gov't is restricted…
idea that government should serve the will of the people. Gov…
Signed by King John in 1215, first document to limit the powe…
Ordered Government
Settlers had created local governments based on what they had…
Limited Government
idea that government is not all powerful, gov't is restricted…
22 terms
Origins of American Government
limited government
magna carta
bicameral
charter colony
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
colony established by a group of settlers who had been given…
limited government
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
magna carta
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta (1215)
English Bill of Rights (1689)
Government should not be all powerful
A government that serves the will of the people
Gave British noblemen certain rights. Rights: Trial by jury.…
Increased British rights and expanded them to more people. Ri…
Limited Government
Government should not be all powerful
Representative Government
A government that serves the will of the people
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Chp 2- Origins of American Government
Basic concepts of colonists when settl…
Contributions of Magna Carta
The Petition of Right (1628)
The English Bill of Rights (1689)
1. ordered government... 2. limited government ... 3. representativ…
1215; Trial by jury, due process, property rights; King's Abs…
1. Reinforced the Magna Carta ... 2. Added: Trial by jury, no ma…
1. Established after the Glorious Revolution (William and Mar…
Basic concepts of colonists when settl…
1. ordered government... 2. limited government ... 3. representativ…
Contributions of Magna Carta
1215; Trial by jury, due process, property rights; King's Abs…
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Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
1628. Signed by Charles I. No imprisonment without due cause;…
limited government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
35 terms
Origins of American Government
This was the first national government…
This case allowed for the courts to us…
This plan called for a Bicameral legis…
This plan called for a Unicameral legi…
2nd Continental Congress
Marbury v Madison (1803)
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
This was the first national government…
2nd Continental Congress
This case allowed for the courts to us…
Marbury v Madison (1803)
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Government: Origins of American Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Limited Government
Charles de Montesquieu
idea that people should have a say, through representative of…
English document dating to 1215 that limited the power of the…
belief that government should be subject to strict limits on…
French philosopher who argued in favor of the separation of p…
Representative Government
idea that people should have a say, through representative of…
Magna Carta
English document dating to 1215 that limited the power of the…
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Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Assembly
Bicameral
Those who opposed the creation of the new federal system of g…
The original plan of unification and government of the United…
A group or body of lawmakers in some state governments of the…
Having two legislative houses
Antifederalists
Those who opposed the creation of the new federal system of g…
Articles of Confederation
The original plan of unification and government of the United…
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Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
due process
the idea that government is restricted in what it may do and…
the idea that government should both serve and be guided by t…
the Great Charter signed in 1215 that limited the powers of t…
protection against the unjust taking of life, liberty, or pro…
limited government
the idea that government is restricted in what it may do and…
representative government
the idea that government should both serve and be guided by t…
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Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Proprietary
two-chamber, legislature
Moved from rule of man to rule of law; Outlined individual ri…
Required monarchs to obtain Parliamentary approval before lev…
based on land grant to individual or group
bicameral
two-chamber, legislature
Magna Carta
Moved from rule of man to rule of law; Outlined individual ri…
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2-Origins of American Government
Magna Carta
colonist
political
grievances
means "Great Charter," an old document that granted rights
person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the home…
having to do with government or the actions of the government
complaints
Magna Carta
means "Great Charter," an old document that granted rights
colonist
person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the home…
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Origins of American Government
Rule of Law
Limited Government
Popular Sovereignty
Individual Rights
The people and their government must abide by a set of laws,r…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are guaranteed in…
Rule of Law
The people and their government must abide by a set of laws,r…
Limited Government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
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American Government: Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
Ordered Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
The offices of sheriff and justice of the peace, the grand ju…
The government is restricted in what it may do, and every ind…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
Ordered Government
The offices of sheriff and justice of the peace, the grand ju…
Limited Government
The government is restricted in what it may do, and every ind…
20 terms
Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
1628. Signed by Charles I. No imprisonment without due cause;…
limited government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
27 terms
2 Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
Government should serve the will of the people, and the peopl…
Singed by King John at Runnymeade in 1215, it included fundam…
Signed by Charles I in 1628, it limited the King's power by b…
limited government
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
representative government
Government should serve the will of the people, and the peopl…
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Origins of American Government
Enlightenment
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Law
A time period where people applied human reason to understand…
Enlightenment thinker who believed in Natural Law and Social…
An agreement in which the community agrees to obey the ruler…
Rights given to all that should never be taken away: Life, Li…
Enlightenment
A time period where people applied human reason to understand…
John Locke
Enlightenment thinker who believed in Natural Law and Social…
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Origins of American Government
Limited government
Representative government
Charter
Revenue
the concept that a government's power was not absolute
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
a written instrument from the authorities of a society granti…
the money a government collects from taxes or other sources
Limited government
the concept that a government's power was not absolute
Representative government
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
Origins of American Government
Magna Carta, Petition of Right and Eng…
Stamp Act
2nd Continental Congress
Articles of Confederation
English documents that gave the people more of a voice in the…
Great Britain's 1st attempt to tax the colonists directly; ta…
Meeting of the colonies where delegates organized a Continent…
1st Constitution of the U.S. (1781-1788); Weaknesses included…
Magna Carta, Petition of Right and Eng…
English documents that gave the people more of a voice in the…
Stamp Act
Great Britain's 1st attempt to tax the colonists directly; ta…
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Origins of American Government
Pay debts from French and Indian War
Article of Confederation
Article of Confederation's weakness
Montesquieu
Why were Taxes imposed in 1764 by Britain?
This is considered the First Constitution:
This list represents what? ... Could not levy Tax (Difficult to…
Which philosopher developed the idea 'Separation of Powers'?
Pay debts from French and Indian War
Why were Taxes imposed in 1764 by Britain?
Article of Confederation
This is considered the First Constitution:
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Origins of American Government
Antifederalist
Charter Colony
Bill of Rights
proprietary colony
Opposed ratification of the constitution.
Type of colony enjoying greatest independence from the crown.
firs ten amendments to the constitution
based on grant by the English monarch to an owner
Antifederalist
Opposed ratification of the constitution.
Charter Colony
Type of colony enjoying greatest independence from the crown.
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Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
Document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I…
Limited Government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
Representative Government
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
38 terms
Origins of American Government
Democracy
Republic
Colony
The Thirteen Colonies
Government ruled by the people.
Government ruled by the people and their elected representati…
An area controlled by another country, typically a distant on…
The original 13 British colonies that lined the coastline of…
Democracy
Government ruled by the people.
Republic
Government ruled by the people and their elected representati…
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2. Origins of American Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
trial by jury
(1215) English barons forced King John to sign this document…
(1628) English Parliament forced Charles I to sign this docum…
(1689) English Parliament forced William and Mary to sign thi…
the principle that guilt or innocence is decided by a group o…
Magna Carta
(1215) English barons forced King John to sign this document…
Petition of Right
(1628) English Parliament forced Charles I to sign this docum…
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Chapter 2 Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Due Process
government is restricted in what it may do and every individu…
idea that government should serve the will of the people
agreement between King John and Barons in 1215 that limited t…
protection against arbitrary taking of life, liberty or prope…
Limited Government
government is restricted in what it may do and every individu…
Representative Government
idea that government should serve the will of the people
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CH.1 Origins of American Government
Magna Carta
Representative government
English Bill of Rights
First Continental Congress
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his Barons…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Document written by Parliament and agreed on by William and M…
Meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies tha…
Magna Carta
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his Barons…
Representative government
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
20 terms
Government: Origins of American Government
Describe two characteristics of a roya…
List three precedents or traditions fr…
What type of colony (royal, proprietar…
Prior to 1760, describe the relationsh…
Royal:- subject to the direct control of the crown (Virginia)…
-representative government ... -separation of Church and State... -…
Royal
England had "hand offs" with the colonies
Describe two characteristics of a roya…
Royal:- subject to the direct control of the crown (Virginia)…
List three precedents or traditions fr…
-representative government ... -separation of Church and State... -…
19 terms
Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
English Bill of Rights
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
1215 document that listed the rights of English citizens and…
1628, A legal petition sent to King Charles I from Parliament…
Document written by Parliament and agreed on by william and m…
Limited Government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
Magna Carta
1215 document that listed the rights of English citizens and…
32 terms
Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Government is not all-powerful, government is restricted in w…
Government should serve the will of the people
1215 Document, included fundamental rights such as trial by j…
1618, limited the king's power, the king no longer imprison o…
Limited Government
Government is not all-powerful, government is restricted in w…
Representative Government
Government should serve the will of the people
27 terms
2 Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
Government should serve the will of the people, and the peopl…
Singed by King John at Runnymeade in 1215, it included fundam…
Signed by Charles I in 1628, it limited the King's power by b…
limited government
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
representative government
Government should serve the will of the people, and the peopl…
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Lesson 3a - The Origins of American Government
arbitrary
levy
limited government
representative government
not restrained or limited in the exercise of power
to impose, to collect by legal authority
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
arbitrary
not restrained or limited in the exercise of power
levy
to impose, to collect by legal authority
24 terms
Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
Delegate
Limited Government
Anti-Federalists
Representative Government
representatives from each of the 13 colonies
is restricted in what it may do, and every individual has cer…
opposed the ratification of the constitution
should serve the will of the people
Delegate
representatives from each of the 13 colonies
Limited Government
is restricted in what it may do, and every individual has cer…
25 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
feudalism
charters
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
official written agreements by which the English government g…
a document barons forced King John to sign in 1215, declaring…
a document that Parliament forced King Charles to sign in 162…
feudalism
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
charters
official written agreements by which the English government g…
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The Origins of American Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
English Bill of Rights
Locke
This document is known as the Great Charter. English nobles m…
This petition limited King Charles power in a number of ways.…
Passed in 1689 was the upbringing from the rule of William II…
His idea for the social contract was natural rights protected…
Magna Carta
This document is known as the Great Charter. English nobles m…
Petition of Rights
This petition limited King Charles power in a number of ways.…
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Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Ordered Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
The need for an ordered social system; Modern Local Governmen…
The idea that the government should not be ALL POWERFUL; citi…
A government that serves the will of the people; People shoul…
King John of England was forced to sign the document in 1215;…
Ordered Government
The need for an ordered social system; Modern Local Governmen…
Limited Government
The idea that the government should not be ALL POWERFUL; citi…
12 terms
Origins of American Government
Limited government
representative governement
separation of powers
revenue
The power of the monarch, or government, was limited, not abs…
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
the governor had executive power, colonial legislatures had t…
the money a government collects from taxes and other sources
Limited government
The power of the monarch, or government, was limited, not abs…
representative governement
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
25 terms
Government: Origins of American Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Limited Government
Charles de Montesquieu
idea that people should have a say, through representative of…
English document dating to 1215 that limited the power of the…
belief that government should be subject to strict limits on…
French philosopher who argued in favor of the separation of p…
Representative Government
idea that people should have a say, through representative of…
Magna Carta
English document dating to 1215 that limited the power of the…
29 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
Government should serve the will of the people
The Great Charter. Life, liberty, and property. Established t…
Limited the king's power in a number of ways. King must follo…
Limited Government
Government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
Representative Government
Government should serve the will of the people
12 terms
Origins Of American Government
Limited Government
Arbitrary
Representative Government
Magna Carta
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
determined by chance or impulse
A government in which people elect representatives to make laws
A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King…
Limited Government
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
Arbitrary
determined by chance or impulse
75 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
the idea that government is not all-powerful; each individual…
the idea that government should serve the will of the people;…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I…
limited government
the idea that government is not all-powerful; each individual…
representative government
the idea that government should serve the will of the people;…
50 terms
Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
government serves the will of the people and people get a say…
The Great Charter. Signed by King John in 1215. First time th…
Signed by Charles I in 1628. King couldn't raise taxes withou…
limited government
government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
representative government
government serves the will of the people and people get a say…
17 terms
Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
Mayflower Compact
"Great Charter;" document signed by King John in 1215 that pr…
Document signed by King Charles I in 1628 that severely limit…
A document passed by Parliament in 1689 that set clear limits…
A plan for government signed by Pilgrims in 1620, whereby the…
Magna Carta
"Great Charter;" document signed by King John in 1215 that pr…
Petition of Right
Document signed by King Charles I in 1628 that severely limit…
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Ch. 2 Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
ratify
The idea that certain restrictions should be placed on govern…
political system in which voters elect representatives to mak…
the division of power among the legislative, executive, and j…
to approve
limited government
The idea that certain restrictions should be placed on govern…
representative government
political system in which voters elect representatives to mak…
40 terms
Origins of American Government
Delegate
Limited Government
Anti-Federalists
Representative Government
representatives from each of the 13 colonies
is restricted in what it may do, and every individual has cer…
opposed the ratification of the constitution
should serve the will of the people
Delegate
representatives from each of the 13 colonies
Limited Government
is restricted in what it may do, and every individual has cer…
20 terms
Government: Origins of American Government
Describe two characteristics of a roya…
List three precedents or traditions fr…
What type of colony (royal, proprietar…
Prior to 1760, describe the relationsh…
Royal:- subject to the direct control of the crown (Virginia)…
-representative government ... -separation of Church and State... -…
Royal
England had "hand offs" with the colonies
Describe two characteristics of a roya…
Royal:- subject to the direct control of the crown (Virginia)…
List three precedents or traditions fr…
-representative government ... -separation of Church and State... -…
27 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
The Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his bar…
Document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I…
Limited Government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
Representative Government
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
29 terms
Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
consisting of two houses
a charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobl…
a document signed by Charles I of England that limited the po…
document signed by King William that stated that English mona…
bicameral
consisting of two houses
Magna Carta
a charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobl…
30 terms
Ch 2 Government: Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
the idea that government is not all powerful; each individual…
the idea that government should serve the will of the people;…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
document prepared by Parliament and signed by king Charles I…
limited government
the idea that government is not all powerful; each individual…
representative government
the idea that government should serve the will of the people;…
12 terms
Chapter 2 Vocabulary - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Revenue
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
The division of power among the legislative, executive, and j…
The money a government collects from taxes or other sources
Limited Government
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
Representative Government
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
73 terms
American Government Origins
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Hobbes
Locke
saw humans as naturally selfish and quick to fight; believed…
believed that people had a mind like a tabula rasa; believed…
wrote Leviathan
came up with the idea of natural rights
Thomas Hobbes
saw humans as naturally selfish and quick to fight; believed…
John Locke
believed that people had a mind like a tabula rasa; believed…
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Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Glorious Revolution
English Bill of Rights
Known as the "Great Charter;" this marked a change from the "…
Signed by Charles I, no unlawful imprisonment, quartering sol…
William and Mary replaced James II
Established a Constitutional Monarchy in England
Magna Carta
Known as the "Great Charter;" this marked a change from the "…
Petition of Right
Signed by Charles I, no unlawful imprisonment, quartering sol…
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