Limited government, rights, due process, and rule of law. This limited the King's power. (Trial by Jury)
John Locke's ideas
Life, Liberty and Property
Agreement among the individuals. Created a govt that would provide order and their rights. Self government, Rule of Law.
We need 3 branches called Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
Expanded the powers of English parliament and the rights of the people. Limited the rights of the king. (Due process and Rule of Law)
Common Sense (1776)
My name is Thomas Paine, read this pamphlet!
Natural Law, Natural Rights- Life, Liberty, and Property. Social Contract- An agreement among the people to set up a govt and obey laws. Citizens pay taxes and obey laws. Government Protects rights and safeguard liberties.
Separation of powers, Checks and Balances. Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branch.
Convince the American colonists to support becoming independent from England. Self Govt Rights (Pamphlet)