House of Burgesses
What is the significance of the Virginia House of Burgesses?
The Virginia House of Burgesses, constructed the America today and our government is based off of it.
How is our government today similar to the Virginia House of Burgesses?
They had a meeting once a year to discuss things, and our government every about 4-8 years pick a new president.
English bill of rights
What Is the signifigance of the English Bill of Rights?
To limit powers, and to stop cruel and unusual punishment.
What influence did the English Bill of Rights have on our government?
It led to the first, second, fourth, fifth, sixth, and eight Amendments.
How did the Magna Carta influence American government?
We the people have our own rights and we have laws to limit the presidents powers.
What Right of a citizen do we have today that is a direct influence of the Magna Carta?
We have the right to vote and speak freely.
Mayflower Compact, 1620
What is the signifigance of the Mayflower Compact?
It let the pilgrims have a self government and have their own laws.
What was the purpose of the Mayflower Compact?
It was made to prevent dissent amongst puritans and non-separatists pilgrims.
Fundamental order of Connecticut 1639
What is the signifigance of the Fundamental Order of Connecticut.
To order dispose of people's affairs.
How are the ideas of the fundamental order of Connecticut similar to our government today?
We have a constitutional government and we have laws and orders.