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Colonial InfluencesName:Hey! Anyone Have Any Good Ideas?Our Founding Fathers did not invent the American system ofgovernment out of thin air. They, like the other colonists,were influenced by many different ideas and traditions. Thebiggest influence came from their British heritage.(Remember the colonists WERE British until the AmericanRevolution!) Events in British history and things that werehappening during their own time affected the way theFounders thought government should work.TKe FRXQdeUV dLdQ¶W KaYe WKe IQWeUQeW, VR WKe\ JRW WKeLU LdeaVfrom books and other printed materials. What would havebeen on the minds of American colonists on the verge of aUeYROXWLRQ? LeW¶V WaNe a SeeN aW ZKaW PLJKW KaYe beeQ RQ WKeshelf of a private colonial library«Reading, p1King v. Nobles: Round OneWay back in the Middle Ages, England was ruled by a kingwho shared some of his powers with the wealthy nobility.TKe QRbLOLW\ ZRXOd caUU\ RXW WKe NLQJ¶V ZLVKeV, aQd WKe NLQJwould allow the nobles to make some local decisions. But inthe early 1200s, King John tried to take all the power forhimself!The angry nobles fought back. In 1215, theycreated a document called theMagna Cartathat limitedthe power of the king and protected certain rights for thenobles. The nobility was powerful enough to force King Johnto sign the Magna Carta. This was a big deal because itintroduced the concepts of

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