Card Set Information
sections 1 & 2
Declaration of Rights and Grievances
Document prepared to protest the Stamp Act
English Bill of Rights
Served as the model for the 1st 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
1st document to limit the absolute power of the monarch
directly ruled by the king
Power of the Purse
colonial legislatures used this to control the royal governer
withdrawn or canceled
Joining of several groups for a common purpose
Stamp Act Congress
formed to dispute the Stamp Act
1st permanent colony
PA, MD, & DE were these type of colonies
Representatives to a meeting.
Writer of the Albany Plan of Union
Government should server the will of the people
Government has limitations and people have certain rights that cannot be taken away
Main author of the declaration of independence
Second Continental Congress
1st government of the U.S.
forced to sign the Petition of Right
Harsh laws imposed by king to punish the colonies for the Boston Tea Party, ect.
Government can exist only with the consent of the governed
Charter given directly to the colonies themselves
King who turned the relationship w/ the colonies sour.
Written grant of authority fromt he king
He was given a charter for PA
One of the major things that England got from the Romans