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Five Critical Documents of English History

Magna Carta, Habeua Corpus Act, Petition of Right of 1628, Bill of Rights, and the Toleration Act.

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John Locke

Two Treasties on Government stating that government should protect natural rights.

3

William Blackstone

Commentaries on the Laws of England stating English common law

4

Baron de Montesquieu

The Spirit of Laws stating the need for separation of government powers.

5

Declaratory Act

Colonies in America are subordinate to the Crown

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Two Early Precedents for Political Liberty

Mayflower Act of 1620 and the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut of 1639

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Who was Overthrown by the "Glorious Revolution?"

James II

8

Three Parts of George Grenville's Plan for Imperial Organization

Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act of 1764
Stamp Act of 1765

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Parliament's Reaction to Boston Tea Party

Coercive Acts
Closed Boston's Ports
Changed Constitution of Massachusetts

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Three Philosophical Influences

Puritanism
Whiggism
The Enlightenment

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Alfred the Great

Established legal code beginning with the Ten Commandments

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Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

Closed Boston's ports and changed Constitution of Massachusetts

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Mayflower Compact

Stated basic ideas of American government

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William I

Established Curia Regis which developed into the court system

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King Henry II

Developed King's Courts and the jury system

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Sir Edward Coke

Famous English jurist

17

Peter Zenger

Arrested for publishing harsh statements about his governor in the paper

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James II

Overthrown by the "Glorious Revolution."

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John I

Granted the Magna Carta

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Charles I

Granted more power to Parliament