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A writ or legal order directed to an official holding a person in custody.
Habeas Corpus
magna carta
King of France
Henry the 2
gave political rights to French Protestants in the Edict of Nantes
codified the laws of Mesopotamia and Sumeria.
Hammurabi
held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians
Justinian
body of law formed overtime by accumulation of precedents and prior decisions.
Common law
legislative bodies of a law
latin root word
jus
root word
get out of jail
bail
price
the implied agreement amoung individuals in a community or between the people and thier rulers
social contract
agreement
Gullotine
Joseph Stalin
dictator
English philosopher
john locke
an essay
Two Treatises on Government
pilgrams arrived in massachuserrs bay
Mayflower compact
division of power between national and state goverment
Federalism
powerment
change added to a document
Amendments
laws made for equality
forms of government in which citizens delegate poweer to representative
republic
forms of which government under which the people elect representatives to the law making.
parliamentary system
john locke wrote an a essay and did this
two treatises of goverment
john locke
all powerful ruler
Absolute Monarchs
monarcry
centralized control that is absolute or unlimited
totalitarian
government
plans of government based on historical documents.
unwritten constitution
constitution
Based on or characterized by one or more units.
Unitary
math
A U.S. banking system that consists of 12 federal reserve banks, with each one serving member banks in its own district. This system, supervised by the Federal Reserve Board, has broad regulatory powers over the money supply and the credit structure.
federal system
federal
goverment party
democracy
opposite of republican
written law put together in codes
Statutory law
written laws
allow people to have rules that they agree on
general will
rules that you agree on
category of law concerne with disputes between individuals and between individuals and the goverment.
civil law
individuals and government
Category of law concerned with offenses against public order
Criminal law
public defense
Hammurabi laws
code of hammurabi
laws by empror
justinian
justinian code
laws by empror
twelve
twelve tablets
tablets
goverment by a small group of people who excersise all of the power
Oligarchy
group of people of power
goverment headed by one person-the king or queen-believed to be of royal birth
Monarchy
king or queen
unlimted government by one person
dictatorship
ultimate power
authority given specifically to the federal govement by the constitution
Delecated powers
Enumerated powers
system in government in which the citisens themselves make the descion and vote on laws
direct democraxy
citizens can vote on laws
system of government in which citizens elect people to make laws and decisions in te best intrest of all people
representative democracy
intrest of all people
basic rights of the people
Natural rights of man
john locke called them
system under which the power of the government has no restraints
unlimted government
power of goverment
system under which there are no restraints on the ruling authority
Authorian Government
idea that a monarch's authority to rule was given by god
Divine right theory
form of goverment under which states hold the major power and give limited power to the central goverment
Confederate system
orders of fun
fundamental orders of conneticut
decisions made by more then half of those involved
majority rule