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Magna Carta
Who?
King John, Mobility, Merchants.
k, m, m
Magna Carta
What?
forced King John to sign charter
sign
Magna Carta
When?
1215
12
Magna Carta
Where?
Runneymede, England
Runny
Magna Carta
Why?
King was abusing his power
abusing
Magna Carta
How?
-unjust punishment
-loss of life, liberty, property
-taxes w/o consent of ppl
3 points
-u
-l
-t
Magna Carta
Significance?
est. the principle of limited gov.- in which the power of the monarch was not absolute
est. the principle..
Petition of Rights
Who?
King Charles, reps., parties
k, r, p
Petition of Rights
What?
Reps. forced king to sign petition pressed for money Charles sought to raise funds w/o parliament consent
Reps. forced king...
Petition of Rights
Where?
England
E
Petition of Rights
Why?
-King was abusing power
-forced money from subjects illegally
-quartered soldiers
-k
-f
-q
Petition of Rights
How?
-collect taxes
-imprison ppl w/o cause
-placed some under maritial law
-c
-i
-p
Petition of Rights
Significance?
-limited king's power
-no gov. could violate certain fundamental rights
-l
-n
English Bill of Rights
Who?
Parliament, William & Mary Orange, James II
P, W & M O, J
English Bill of Rights
What?
Parliament, Will/Mary sign
P,
English Bill of Rights
When?
1688 (Glorious Rev.)
16 (G.R.)
English Bill of Rights
Where?
England
E
English Bill of Rights
Why?
to limit king's power
limit
English Bill of Rights
How?
1.monarchs didn't have divine right
2." have to have parliament's consent
3." cannot interfere w/ elections
4.ppl have right to speedy trial & trial by jury of peers
5.no cruel & unusual punishment
1. m
2. m
3. m
4. p
5. n
English Bill of Rights
Significance?
We use later to set clear limits on the power of the gov.
we use..
Shay's Rebellion
Who?
-Daniel Shay: Former capt. of Rev. war
-farmers
-Henry Knox: sec. of war
-D
-f
-H
Shay's Rebellion
What?
They forced the Mass. supreme court to close down.
forced
Shay's Rebellion
When?
1786
17
Shay's Rebellion
Where?
Springfield, Mass.
Spring,__.
Shay's Rebellion
Why?
economic troubles, depression had left merchants & farmers angry & in debt
economic..
Shay's Rebellion
How?
March on the courthouse but defeated
March
Shay's Rebellion
Significance?
-Farmers & leaders of the land were concerned.
-G. Wash. called a meeting at Mt. Vernon
-They set up another meeting in Annopolis & only 5 delegates show up
-They call another meeting in Phili. where they finally revise the Articles of Confed.
-Farmers
-G. Wash.
-They set
-They call..
Virginia Plan
Who?
-Edmund Randolph
-James Madison
-E
-J
Virginia Plan
When?
May 29, 1787
May
Virginia Plan
Where?
Phili.,Pa.
P
Virginia Plan
How?
-Strong nat. legis.;lower chamber chosen by the ppl.
-strong nat. executive chosen by legis.
-nat. judiciary appt. by legis.
-benefit larger states
-strong
-strong
-nat.
-benefit
Virginia Plan
Significance?
ground wk. for const. today
ground wk.
Connecticut Compromise
Who?
-Roger Sherman
-Oliver Ellsworth
-Roger
-Olive
Connecticut Compromise
When?
June 29th, 1787
June
Connecticut Compromise
Where?
Phili., Pa.
Phili.
Connecticut Compromise
How?
-combined the ideas of both the virginia and new jersey compromise
-House of Reps: based on pop.
-Senate: 2 members fr. ea. state. (state legis. elect senators)
-combined
-House
-Senate
Significance?
This is still used today
today
New Jersey Plan
Who?
William Patterson
Will Pat
New Jersey Plan
Where?
Phili., Pa.
Phili.
New Jersey Plan
When?
June 15, 1787
ro's bday
New Jersey Plan
How?
-strengthened single house legis.-unicameral
-wanted to make each state equal & not based on pop.
-favored the small states
-strengthened
-wanted
-favored
New Jersey Plan
Significance?
ground wk for the const. today.
ground wk.