Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (20)
Five Critical Documents of English History
Magna Carta, Habeua Corpus Act, Petition of Right of 1628, Bill of Rights, and the Toleration Act.
Two Treasties on Government stating that government should protect natural rights.
Commentaries on the Laws of England stating English common law
Baron de Montesquieu
The Spirit of Laws stating the need for separation of government powers.
Colonies in America are subordinate to the Crown
Two Early Precedents for Political Liberty
Mayflower Act of 1620 and the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut of 1639
Who was Overthrown by the "Glorious Revolution?"
Three Parts of George Grenville's Plan for Imperial Organization
Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act of 1764
Stamp Act of 1765
Parliament's Reaction to Boston Tea Party
Closed Boston's Ports
Changed Constitution of Massachusetts
Three Philosophical Influences
Alfred the Great
Established legal code beginning with the Ten Commandments
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Closed Boston's ports and changed Constitution of Massachusetts
Stated basic ideas of American government
Established Curia Regis which developed into the court system
King Henry II
Developed King's Courts and the jury system
Sir Edward Coke
Famous English jurist
Arrested for publishing harsh statements about his governor in the paper
Overthrown by the "Glorious Revolution."
Granted the Magna Carta