extent of revolution in govt-9/25/06

extent of revolution in govt-9/25/06 - The Extent of...

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The Extent of Revolution in Government Key Terms I. Republican Culture republicanism A. Republicanism Art. of Conf. B. Virtue Land Ordinance 1785 II. State Governments NW Ordinance 1787 A. Background B. Power to the People C. Issue of National Rights III. Forming a National Government A. Articles of Confederation (Art. of Conf.) B. Land Ordinances C. Northwest Ordinances of 1787 D. Weaknesses I. A government by the people A. Three definitions: 1. Some elites believed…like Rome and Greece, idea of self- sacrifice for the common good, equal opportunity, rank based on merit, and a natural aristocracy (nat. arist.-have to own property) 2. Other elites believed…Adam Smith and wealth of nations followed individuals (a break with past beliefs like the covenant) 3. Common sort, like Thomas Paine…Egalitarian views (people have inherent virtues), broader political participation, government responds to the needs of the people (don’t have to own property to vote and be leaders) B. All three definitions of republicanism shared assumptions about virtue: 1.
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