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Unit I: Constitutional Underpinnings. The Origins of the Constitution. Nation’s Basic Law Creates political institutions Assigns or divides powers in government Often provides certain guarantees to citizens Includes an unwritten accumulation of traditions and precedents

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unit i constitutional underpinnings

Unit I: Constitutional Underpinnings

The Origins of the Constitution

the constitution

Nation’s Basic Law

    • Creates political institutions
    • Assigns or divides powers in government
    • Often provides certain guarantees to citizens
    • Includes an unwritten accumulation of traditions and precedents
    • Sets the broad rules of the game of politics
The Constitution
road to revolution

The King and Parliament

  • The French and Indian War
  • Taxes
  • 1st Continental Congress
Road to Revolution
the english heritage the power of ideas

John Locke (writings and philosophy)

  • Natural Law
  • Consent of the Governed
  • Limited Government
  • Purpose of Government
  • Right to Revolt
The English Heritage: The Power of Ideas
changes in the states

Increase in democracy for some

  • Political participation
  • Voting privileges
Changes in the States