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Magna Carta/Great Charter
document protecting noble's priveledges, upholding their authority, and granting certain rights to all landholders-guaranteed no one was above the law
Mayflower Compact
the written plan of government held by the pilgrims
common law
a system of law based and precedent and customs
English Bill of Rights
stated that the parliament was above the monarch
Code of Hammurabi
an eye for an eye
Constitution of the Iroquois nation
a confederacy formed by native americans similar to our own government
Parliament
group of nobles who overtook the king
John Locke
wrote second treatise of government- life, liberty, and property
Second Treatise of Government
said that good government was a social contract between people and rulers
Natural Rights
life, libery, pursuitof happiness
Limited Government
government with limited power