Magna Carta English bill of rights mayflower compact iroquois confederation Northwest ordinance Virginia statute for religious freedom Declaration of independence Articles of confederation John Locke's second treatise Montesquieu's spirit of laws Paine's common sense
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an assertion of the independence of an aspiring state or states. Such places are usually declared from part or all of the territory of another nation or failed nation, or are breakaway territories from within the larger state. Not all declarations of independence were successful and resulted in independence for these regions.
The Northwest Ordinance was an act of the Congress of Constitution of the United states. On August 7, 1789, the U.S. Congress affirmed the Ordinance with slight modifications under the Constitution.
Divided into three sections 1- Jefferson states that the concept of compulsory religion is wrong 2- Should not be assulted under any manner or any concept. 3- People should have their natural rights.
Articles of Confederation was the governing constitution of the alliance of thirteen independent and sovereign states
The Iroquois nations' political union and democratic government has been credited as one of the influences on the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution Known as the "League of Peace and Power", the "Five Nations"; the "Six Nations"; or the "People of the Longhouse".
This is a book Written by Thomas Paine.
Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain.
Montesquieu’s Spirit of Laws is a treatise on political theory first published anonymously by Baron de Montesquieu in 1748. Originally published anonymously partly because Montesquieu's works were subject to censorship.
Two Treatises was first published, anonymously, in December of 1690. Locke was unhappy with this edition, complaining to the publisher about its many errors. Lock wanted to rewrite the two treaties but he never acknowledged doing it.
Certain constitutional requirements of the Crown to seek the consent of the people, as represented in parliament. In this respect, the Bill of Rights differs from other bills of rights, including that of the United States of America, though many of the first eight amendments to the US constitution echo the contents of the 1689 Bill of Rights. An act of the Parliament of England.
Was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was drafted by the Pilgrims who crossed the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower, seeking the freedom to practice Christianity according to their own determination
Magna Carta influenced the development of the common law and many constitutional documents, such as the United States Constitution. The Magna Carta required the King to proclaim certain rights, respect certain legal procedures and accept that his will could be bound by the law