Historical Foundations of our Republic
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I agree Pericles! Everyone should be able to have higher government status.
I don't think you should have to own property to be elected as leaders.
Mogli, I'm afraid you won't ever get to rule, as my power is for life.
Yeah whatever... I have better things to do, you selfish monarch.
Let's turn Democratic!
We are now creating the Magna Carta, to help ourselves, and other rich barons.
Soon, the Parliament will rule over the king, himself!
Wait, I really have to sign this!?
Hmm. I was thinking, there should be a social contract. One where the government must have the consent of their subjects.
Yeah, we really need to have a checks and balances system, and divide the political power.
Limit the power!
Well, now we have these rules set to make sure the conflict stops!
Oh, I am so seasick. Everyone fighting is making me weary.
That's great! Now all of us proprietors in Maryland can choose the governors.
And, our voters can choose who is in the lower house!
This is our House of Burgesses. We will meet here once a year to make laws.
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