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Unformatted text preview: rights to a lord or baron, who became the colonys proprietor. Frequent conflicts between the governors and the colonial legislatures made the colonists highly suspicious of executive power. The colonists were also influenced by the ideas of Charles de Montesquieu, who saw the separation of executive legislative, and judicial powers as the best way to counteract any tendency toward despotism, and by the ideals of social...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course COM 152 taught by Professor Mikaylahughes during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '07