Historical Foundations of our Republic.
Updated: 2/10/2020
Historical Foundations of our Republic.
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  • thank you sir!
  • I am an Athenian named Pericles.
  • Yay! my family is poor so I dont have my own property!
  • You don't need your own property to be elected into a higher position
  • Listen lady, you aren't even a citizen. You don't deserve to be treated equally, you are just a women.
  • Rule of law, now people are allowed to be treated equally!
  • What about me?
  • We furthermore grant and give to all the freemen of our realm for ourselves and our heirs in perpetuity the liberties
  • The barons have more power.
  • I am Hobbes and I believe that a strong government is necessary to ensure the security to all citizens.
  • Well I am John Locke and I am way better, I believe that rulers need to have consent of their subjects.
  • To keep their new colony in order.
  • The Mayflower Compact is a document signed on the Mayflower. And it was the first framework of government written and enacted in the territory that is now America.
  • We landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The stupid storm.
  • The house of Burgesses was the first represenative of America.
  • The lower house was called "representative assembly" it was elected by the colonists.
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