Historical foundations of our republic
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Only some of the slaves were freed. Why can't we jut free then all?
But they had no choice to become slaves. they were forced into it.
The only reason that they were freed was because of their debts.
I am very sorry Senate, I didn't know that you were in here.
Why am I not considered a citizen. I had no choice to become a slave. I do so much more work than the real citizens.
I NEVER ASKED FOR YOUR OPINION!
We are here to execute King Charles I for going above the law.
It was the Rule of Law. It lead to violent civil wars, and now my execution.
I am Montesquieu, and 2 things that you need to have in your government to ensure liberty of its people, are dividing political power, and a system of checks and balances.
I am John Locke, and I believe that the rulers need to have the consent of their subjects.
The Mayflower Compact was an adaptation of a Puritan Church covenant to a civil situation.
John Carver was elected as the first governor.
41 men signed the Mayflower Compact.
The state called their lower house an assembly.
The House of Burgesses was the first representative assembly in Colonial America.
The leader was chosen by a king or a proprietor.
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