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Unformatted text preview: Name: Dhavalkumar Shah Chapter 5: Internet Assignment On Google find out the article regarding Iroquois constitution skim it and answer following questions. • What famous document in U.S. history sounds similar to the document of the above website? • What is this document’s view on women, religious freedom, and the designation of power? The framers of the Constitution of the United States borrowed the framing idea from the Iroquois League. Article of confederation is also influenced from the Iroquois constitution. The two houses of Congress are based on the Roman model of the Senate and the plebeian Assembly, but added to this model is the give-and-take between the two houses in the effort to enforce common consent between the two houses which is borrowed from the Iroquois Constitution. The veto power of the president clearly derives from the function of the Onandaga Lords as Fire-Keepers, and the open-endedness of the League is reproduced in the open-endedness of the Constitution:...
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- Spring '10
- Iroquois League