Historical foundations of our Republic
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Decades later they allowed farmers and other workers into the government, but they still had to have a good amount of wealth and property.
These classes are now based on wealth rather than birth, but they still had to have enough money
Before, only some nobles were aloud to be part of the government but people thought that those people were acting like bullies so they changed who could be in the goverment.
We are senates, we used to not care about what the peoples opinions.
Which said you had to treat me and other citizens equally.
But then we created the RULE of LAWS
The Magna Carta was wars and agreements between King John and The barons. This protected the rights of the wealthy.
The rule of law was a method of governing and it protected the people, made sure that no one was above the law. With laws that were based on fairness ans justice.
John Locke was an English Philosopher, one thing that he suggested was that subjects had a right to question the government.
Thomas Hobbs was also an English philosopher he suggested that governments should be strong and powerful
The Mayflower compact is was something that the pilgrims used to let them be free with their religiousness.
It was important because it was the first framework of government written.
States called their lower classes assemblies and the voters were the ones who chose them.
It was the first representative assembly in American colonies.
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