Time line of how different thing in history influenced the U.S. constitution.
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United the States into the United States of America, and had a weak central government, that the U.S Costitution took into consideration, and made a new one that was stronger.1781.
1215, It limits the power of the King/Queen. It influenced the constitution by having a sole leader that has the power to make decisions.
Published in 1748, the Spirit of Laws gave the of checks and balances and seperation of powers, and the constitution was greatly influenced by this and was added into the constitution, to keep the different branches of government powers under control.
November 11, 1620, It said that the people had the power to command themselves, no one commanded them. Like here in the United States we the people command ourselves until it gets to the point to where the government has to intervene.
July 13, 1787 , the Northwest Ordinance allowed expansion of territory to the northwest, which allowed more states to be created and made into the union. It also forbid slavery and guaranteed all citizens equality before the law, and gave freedom of religion. This influenced the U.S. constitution, because they took some of these into consideration, and used them in the constitution.
Written in 1779, adopted in 1786 the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom influenced the U.S. Constitution greatly. The statute was all about how the people should have religious freedom, and now that is in the U.S. Constitution as one of our rights.
Charters of freedom. Talks about the freedoms and rights that influenced the U.S Constitution. July 4, 1776
Published in 1776, Paine's Common Sense played a role in the drive for independence from Great Britain, and influenced the Constituion, by showing how we should be our own independent country, the United States of America.
John Locke leaves thoughts of human understanding, religion, economics, and politics that influenced the structure of the U.S. Constitution.1690.
Introduced in 1689. Many of the ammendments in the American lConstitution have came from the English Bill of Rights. Such as, the right to petition.
Formed in 1142 the Iroquois Confederation was made up of a group of native American tribes as a union, which they say gave them more control and power, and they also had a type of constitution called the Great Law of Peace, which gave freedom of religion and freedom of expressing yourself. Each nation had equal authority, and women also had rights. The U.S. constitution took all of this in consideration, and now includes many of these ideas.