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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