Ideas used by the founding fathers
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Magna Carta (1215)
This cant be happening to be meeeeeeeee!!!!
How dear you abuse your powers for that we will e limiting your powers now sighn here
Mayflower Compact (1620)
I have a idea we should make a compact
Well we are where we are supposed to be at.
We should put in it that we should self govt.
English Bill of Rights (1689)
Oh ok this is easy we wont have to do anything to be king and queen
This will limit you powers and give it to parlement and included is all English men will have fair rights.
The nobles are going to the king and telling him that he is abusing his powers and that the nobles will be limiting his powers.
Ideas of John Locke
All people should have natural rights that they should have at birth and there should natural laws the govt should have to tell us
The pilgrims have made it to land but have found them selfs where they wert supposed to be and thought that they should make their own system of self govt.
Ideas of Montesquieu
If only there was a way to keep the laws that the govt makes fair. Oh wait I got it.
The King and queen are going to sign a paper saying that all English men will get fair rights and that some of their power will be taken away and given to parlement.
Common Sense by Thomas Paine(1776)
I heard it is about how we should stop living with this monarchy and rise up using our "common sense"
Pamphlets Pamphlets come get the hit Pamphlet common sense.
What is it about?
John Locke is thinking about natural rights and laws and also the social contract.
Also to make sure the govt can abuse its power there should be a social contract where the govt cant work without the people and the people should have their rights secured in return
Montesquieu thinking about how to make a s system that prevents the govt's getting corrupt and so he thought of sperationof power.
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
Thomas Pains Pamphlet "Common Sense" is getting handed out to the locals but then one of the local ask what is it about.