Historical foundations of our republic
Updated: 2/7/2020
Historical foundations of our republic
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  • People should not have to own property to be elected to a higher position in government.
  • but what about me?!
  • Yes Pericles! Rich merchants and farmers deserve to be apart of our government to
  • And no one will be above the law.
  • What about me
  • Finally we can be treated equally
  • We have made a new rule of law this will allow everyone to be treated equally
  • your not even a citizen
  • The barons will now have more of the power. This will limit my power as king
  • We furthermore grant and give to all the freemen of our realm for ourselves and our heirs in perpetuity the new liberties as followed...
  • But this is not protecting my rights!
  • I john Locke believe that the subjects should have the right to question or overthrow our goverment!
  • Well I Thomas Hobbes think that the government should have unquestionable political power!
  • This is also important because It will be the first document to establish a government in the new world.
  • This compact will help keep our new colony in order.
  • I agree
  • Dad, what is the house of Burgesses?
  • Also, what is the lower class called and who selects them
  • Well, The house of Burgesses is the first representative assembly in the american colonies.
  • The lower class is called the representative assembly and the voters select them
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