Ideas that Influenced the Formation of American Government

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta was an English Charter. It forced on to King to make more natural rights
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of the Plymouth Colony. It was written by the Pilgrims.
  • Two Treatise of Government

    Two Treatise of Government
    It was written by John Locke
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    It was passed by the parlimient on December 6th
  • Spirit of Laws

    Spirit of Laws
    The Spirit of the Laws is a book on political theory first published randomly by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu in 1748.This is were the United States got there goverment branch idea.
  • Social Contract

    Social Contract
    It is a form that explians the appropriate relationship between people and the goverment.Jean-Jo.que Jouse wrote it
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was the first written constitution.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine.And it was made during the American Reveloution.
  • Continental Congress

    Continental Congress
    The first meeting was called because of the mounting taxation without representation in Parliament
  • Age of Elightenment

    Age of Elightenment
    The Age of Enlightenment was the a really big cultural movement
  • State of Nature

    State of Nature
    State of Nature is a term that is used in political philosophy and
    was used in the Social Contract
  • Natural Rights

    Natural Rights
    A Natrual Right is when you have a choice.And u can defend yourself and your property.