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  • 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    made from rule of man to rule of law
  • Expirments in early government

    Expirments in early government
    Jamestown's house of burgesses
  • Experiments in early government

    Experiments in early government
    mayflower compact
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    Kings charlies required to sign petition of right
    -required monarchs to obtain parliamentary approval before new taxes
    - could not unlawfully imprison people
    -establish military rule during times of peace
  • Experiments in early GOV.

    fundamental orders of Connecticut
  • Experiments in early GOV.

    Experiments in early GOV.
    Massachusetts body of liberties
  • renewed conflicts and rebellion between the crown and parliment

  • Individual Rights:

    Individual Rights:
    William and Mary were chose to rule. had to rule according to statutes of parliament
  • English Bill of Rights get passed

    -Free speech and protection from cruel and and unusual punishment guaranteed
  • Powers of National Government

    ratification delayed by argument over who would control western lands
  • Pressures for Stronger Government

    -Established a plan for setting the northwest territory
    -Included disputed lands
    -Created system for admitting states to the union
    -Banned slavery in territory
    -Guided nations western expansion
  • Dual Federlism

    both state and national Gov. were equal, lasted till 1930
  • Judiciary Act

    Judiciary Act
    Established a three-tiered judicial structure
    1- District courts
    2-Circut courts
    3-Supreme courts
  • 11th amendment

    the Judaical power of the US shall not be constructed to extend to any suit law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the united states by citizens of another state.
  • 3rd amendment

    3rd amendment
    You do not have to shelter a soldier during a war
  • 4th Amendment

    4th Amendment
    right against unreasonable searches
  • 5th Amendmente

    protects you from being held for a crime unless you have been indicted by police
  • 6th amendment

    right to a speedy rand fair trial
  • 8th Amendment

    no cruel or unreasonable punishment
  • 9th Amendment

    states that three are the other rights that may exist aside from the ones explicit mentioned, and even through they are not listed, it does
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights was ratified
  • First amendment

    Protects freedom of speech, religion, assembly, and freedom of the pass, and right to petition
  • 12th Amendment

    Provided for separate Electoral College votes for presidents and vice president.
  • Interest groups

    Does not change laws, but they do affect public opinion and public policy.
  • Gibbons Vs. Ogden

    right of a state legislature to award a monopoly to operate a steamship line between NY and NJ
  • Expanding National Power

    Expanding National Power
    population u=of the U.S doubled between 1870 and 1916
  • Pendleton Civil Service Act

    Passed because of assassination of president James Garfield
    -man was upset about not being appointed postmaster
    Ended Spoils system
    -Based hiring and promotions on merit and not pay affiliation
  • Executive Departments and independents agencies

    -Health and Human Services to help protects health of people
    -FDA sets safety standards for food, food additives and medical drugs.
  • Federal Bureaucracy

    Covers all the agencies and departments of the executive branch, there are less agencies today than in the past
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Direct election of Senators, Six-year terms on even years. 1/3 of senators up for election each year. this prevents major changes in representation.
  • Expanding National Power

    Changing Roles:
    Population of United States doubled between 1870 and 1916
  • Cooperative Federlism

    -States and national Gov. worked together to deal with the great depression
    -Many cases about FDR's "New Deal" reached Supreme Court
  • United States V. Miller

    United States V. Miller
    ruled 2nd amendment does not protect the right to have all types of weapons
  • 22nd Amendment

    U.S. President can serve up to 10 years or two 4-year terms
  • National Security Council

    Coordinates national security policy. Brings together the top military, foreign affairs, intelligence officials in the administration.
  • Creative Federalism

    Creative Federalism
    -government program to eliminate poverty and social inequality
  • Civil Rights act

    A labor law in the united states that outlaws discrimination based on race, religion or sex.
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act

    protects applicants and employees of 40+ years old from discrimination based on age in hiring, promotion, discharge, compensation, privileges, etc. of employment
  • 25th Amendment

    Sets up the formal processes of Presidential Succession
  • New Federalism

    New Federalism
    Returned some authority to state government
    Ronald Reagan believed state governments could better provide services to the people
    - cut national grant money and relaxed national requirements
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas
  • McDonald V. Chicago

    McDonald V. Chicago
    Ruled 2nd Amendment applies to federal, state, and local governments; upheld 2nd Amendment