Instructional Goal. SWBAT identify the liberal and conservative point of view on several “hot button” issues. Answer the following QUESTIONS. Which principle of democracy would you be willing to disregard and why?
by a single man, the Pharaoh. The
people believed that the king was more than a man, however, but that he was a god. This gave him absolute control over the affairs of the Empire and its people.
kinds of governments,
because there were many
different city-states in ancient
Greece, and they each had
their own government. Each
city state was isolated by
In 510 BC, the city-state of Athens created the first democratic government, and soon other Greek city-states imitated them. Even city-states that weren't Greek, like Carthage and Rome, experimented with giving the poor people more power at this time.
The Roman Republic ( based on representation) developed to deal with the large area they governed.
Of course, it did
EGYPT GREECE ROME MODERN DEMOCRACY
Dark Ages Monarchy
Proposed the idea of a social contract between men and government.
Influenced Locke, published “The Social Contract.”
(1689-1755), wrote and spoke about the benefits of a separation of powers, within a government.
- The colonial experience helped to develop great pride, an appreciation of self, and a suspicion of government
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We, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States.
If you lived during the 1760 and 1770’s, do you think you would have supported the call for revolution, why or why not and at what point?
Creates only a legislative branch of government
No judicial, no executive branches or powers
I. The Constitutional Convention Creates a new Constitution
a. Great Compromise – two house legislature created (Bicameral)
b. Three Fifths Compromise
c. Separation of Powers
d. Government based on law not royal power or divine right. Religion never even mentioned. God, but no specific religion.
“A BUNDLE OF COMPROMISES”.
“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government — lest it come to dominate our lives and interests”.– PATRICK HENRY