Bill of Rights: What do they mean in own words
o Congress cannot favor or prohibit a single religion. Freedom of
religion. Freedom of speech, press, to assemble,
o There should be a regulated army, in order to protect t
Republicanism ideals: power to the people, things are done
for the common good, and people have to be involved and
responsible. There are rights and responsibilities. We cannot
make individual selfish decisions.
Compact theory (of government):
o Navigation Act
required ships to stop at a British port if they are
not trading with Britain and have to pay a tax on
everything they sell.
It created an environment where its likely that
colonies will only trade with Bri
Confederation: a loose alliance of states that cooperate for
o Could theoretically be permanent but interests change
Characteristics of the structure of the government under the
Articles of Confederation:
o Different number of
Respond to the following quote using examples drawn from your understanding
American, European, and Asian history.
No country can be understood without taking into account all of the past; it is true
that we cannot select a stretch of land and say