Section 8 SS8 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Landmark English Documents
Magna Carta, Petition of Rights, The English Bill of Rights
Foundations of American Rights
Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Virginia Bill of Rights, Bill of Rights
Types of colonies
Royal- under direct rule from the king, Proprietary Colonies- organized by a person which the king had given rights to rule and the land, The Charter Colonies- found by religious dissidents and self governing
Common Features of State Constitutions
Popular sovereignty, limited government, civil rights and liberties, desperation of powers and checks and balances
Only a firm league of friendship between states, only one vote per state, congress cannot levy taxes or duties, cannot regulate commerce nice, no executive power, no judicial power, admen ya require the consent of all states, 9/13 majority to pass all laws
8 Weakness of the articles of Comfederation
Framers of the constitution
George Washington, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, george Mason, Robert Morris
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