PLSC Day 4
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Date Created: 09/19/16
Day 4 8/29 Up to American Revolution Colonial Roots Institutions GovDay 3 8/26 Direct Democracy Athens Assembly Indirect Democracy (Representative) Rome Republic Senate (SPQR) Capital Hill Ideals of Democracy Rights Clear? Freedom Small government (Rep.) NO “Geo. 3” Big government (Dem.) To protect our rights (Rosa Parks) Equality Opportunity? (Rep.) Outcomes? (Dem.) Majority Rule vs Minority Rights (Southern Whites) Participation Votingwho? Run for office President Age 35 Born in the USA US Political History Roots in England Colonies Assembly lower (people) Council upper (balance elite) Bicomenrol (2 house) legislative Commons lower (people) Lords upper (elite) Colonial legislatures training grounds (leaders) Colonial Governors today states 3 types royal colony king appt. own charter proprietorowner ernor Types of colonies 1607 Jamestown VA 1619 House of Burgesses 1620 Plymouth MA Pilgrims (MayFlower Compact) Ideals & Rights “Rights of Englishmen 1215 Magna Carta Noble Constitutional Monarchy Taxes only consent of governed “No Taxation without Representation Freedom of religionWilliam Penn Freedom of the press Zenger case 1734 NYC Fairtrail John Adams (MA) Boston Massacre “1770” Enlightenment Montesquieu division of power John Lockssocial contract past king ruler, you obey 2 way, king rules, you obey your duty kings duty, good rule both sides bound either fails, rip it up (revolution) History → Revolution 1754 French & Indian War (Berks CO. PA) StartedPittsburg (FT. Duquesne) Col. G. Washington (VA) Colonies love George Washington Common Enemy Colonial Unity 1754 “snake cartoon” 13 colonies bad Ben Franklin (Both king & gov dislikes) 1763 War over 1. No common enemy! Occupation 2. Play 4 war taxes to GB new Sugar Act Stamp Act Townshend Duties 1770 Boston Massacre 1773 Tea Party 1774 Intolerable Act 1775 American Revolution Starts
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