Unformatted text preview: Atlantic World. 4. What did the Great Awakening, intercolonial trade, and the rise of the colonial assemblies have in common?- They all contributed to a growing sense of shared identity. 5. Define the make-up of the constitution in the 18 th century Great Britain.-The constitution was an object of universal admiration, the British constitution was not a formal written document. English constitution found expression in a growing body of law, court decisions and statutes. Confrontations between king and Parliament had generated new understandings about what the constitution did or did not allow. The English constitution contained three parts. The monarch was at the top, advised by handpicked court favorites. Next came the House of Lords, a body of 180 aristocrats who served with 26 Anglican bishops as the upper house of Parliament, and third was the House of Commons composed of 558 members elected by various constituencies scattered throughout the realm....
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2012 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Purcell during the Fall '08 term at Austin CC.
- Fall '08
- US History