HIstorical foundations of our republic
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The leader of this movement was Cleisthenes
Oligarchy declined (wasn't accepted) because some leaders were very harsh and acted out, stopped believing in rulers
The people were innocent until they were proven guilty. There is opportunity for unreaosonable laws to be set aside
The branch of the government was called assembly's. The assembly's allowed other classes of people to be a part of
The Magna Carta was a document that was used as a peace treaty.
The Bill of Rights was another document, by letting people know that England didn't hold much power
Thomas Hobbes, the man who started the leviathan, which was where all people were naturally equal
John locke, he sided with the protestant parliament (takes away power from king james the second) which gave the power to the people
the mayflower was important because it was the first document to be established in the new world
The mayflower finally landed in Cape cod, in september 6th, 1620
The house of Burgesses was the first elected legislative body which took place in Virginia, in 1643 to 1776 and was the first elected legislative government in english north america
the lower house of the general assembly was from the Commonwealth of virginia, Sir George Yeardley selected the name "the lower house"
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