constitutional influeneces js

  • Period: Sep 12, 1200 to

    constitutional influences timeline js

  • Sep 12, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The people had forced king john to sign the document because it limited rights to all landholders- rights peoplethat eventually came to apply to all english people this document protected the nobles privilges and authority.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Pilgrims realized that they needed rules to survive in a new land.
    They built a settlement called the plymouth hundreds of miles north of virginia.
  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

    This was the first consitution.They elected they elected representatives from each town to make laws.
  • Glorious Revolution

    No government or king could have the right to have more power than parliament.
  • English Bill of Rights

    This document further restricted the monarch's power.It also guaranteed free elections Parliament, the right to a trial, and the elimination of cruel and unusual punishments.
  • John Locke

    He argued that people had three rights life, liberty, and property that no government could take away.This three rights were called the Natural rights
  • Baron de Montesquieu

    He had a idea of the separation of powers dividing the branches of government so no one can become too strong or threaten individual rights.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    He said that people alone had the right to determine how they should be governed. the people agreed to obey the government as long as it protects their rights.