Historical Foundations Of Our Republic
Updated: 2/7/2020
Historical Foundations Of Our Republic
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  • I hate this. why should we listen to them. We should be able to vote
  • We are your new leaders of Athens, Greece.
  • I agree with Pericles. Let's change it.
  • Farmers and people without a property should be able to vote too.
  • All of you must listen and do what we tell you to do.
  • You know, being a senator of Rome is so great.
  • Everyone is saying that we should make clear rules. Let's call it Rule of Law.
  • Yeah, but we have to do this for life. At least no one cares about the opinions.
  • No lying, no bribing, and anyone can read the Rule of Law and no one is above the law.
  • I'm so powerful. I control everyone in England.
  • Us as Barons should write a parliament so that everyone is protected and fair.
  • King Johns is way too powerful. We can't let him control England.
  • It should be called English Bill of Rights.
  • Hey Thomas Hobbes!
  • I believe in social contract and that the subjects have the right to question the government. What about you?
  • Well, I believe that a strong government need to protect all the citizens. And the government should not be questioned by its subjects.
  • Hi John Locke! What are suggesting these days.
  • Hey you! You have to sign the Mayflower Contract before coming on the ship!
  • The Mayflower Compact is a contract that you sign, so that all the Saints have to listen and follow the laws.
  • They created this because the Saints want the other people to still follow the laws even after we land there.
  • What is the Mayflower Compact?
  • Look! It's the House of Burgesses! They were the first legislature anywhere in the English colonies in America.
  • Royal, Proprietor, and self-governing colonies called their lower house assembly, and they were elected by the voters.
  • Yes, we were. We made laws and made America a more Republic country.
  • This included Virginia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Georgia, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
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