Period: Sep 20, 1200 to
constitutional influences timeline
Sep 20, 1215
Magna Cartathe king to sign an agreenment. right included equel treatment under the law and trial by one's peers . limited the power of the monarch ; guarantteet that no one would be above the law .
Mayflower compactAMERICA ( plymouth colonists) realized they needed rule to goven themselves in order to survive in a new land.
come up with written plan for government.
signed by one of the men.
FUNDAMENTAL ORDERS OF CONNECTICUTAMERICA'S FIRST WRITTEN COSTITUTION
CALLED ASSEMBLY OF ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE AND THE POPULAR ELETION OF GOVERNED AND JUAGES
glorius revoutionparliament removed king james ii and replaced him with his daughter mary.showed that parliament was know stronger than the king.
peaceful transfer of power
no ruler would have more power than partrament
english bill of rightsfurther restricted the monarch's power
1.free elections to parlianment
2.right to a fair ,trial
3.elimiation of curt and unusanl punishments
John LockeArgued that people were born free , egual and indendent.
believed people possessed rights called natual right that n government could take away.
right included life , libeity and poperty .
Baron e montesquieudeveloped he idea known as separation of power .
dividing the government into barnches so that no one part can cecome too power or threaten individual right.
Jean-jacques Rousseauwrote the social contiact
argued people alone had right to decide how they should be governed