Historical foundations of our Republic
Updated: 2/7/2020
Historical foundations of our Republic
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  • You also do not have to own property to be elected!
  • Oh yay! Thank you Pericles!
  • There is an announcement!!
  • Everyone, rich or poor has an opportunity to have a role in government.
  • Us senators are making rules called " The Twelve Tables" to help prevent lying to the court and bribing the judges
  • Hey you stop it right there, no bribing judges!
  • Oh darn it!
  • We should make a rule to protect wealthy barons.
  • Yeah! maybe we could call it the Magna Carta
  • No! Only the wealthy barons!
  • Will it protect the citizens as well?
  • And that is what you think Locke
  • When ruling government the power should be powerful and unquestioned
  • Well Hobbes that what you think, I think it can be questioned and also have social contract. People also need to agree to be governed.
  • Now on November 21, 1620 we shall sign it.
  • Today we will be signing The Mayflower Compact as the first framework of government.
  • Ans also head on our way to the Hudson river
  • We will be making The house of Burgesses.
  • It is so to make rules and laws.
  • And the people of the colonist will select the lower house.
  • We will be the first representative assembly in the American Colonies.
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