American Government

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American Government
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2013-02-27 03:14:20
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  1. Proclamation act of 1763
    Forbid colonists to settle beyond Appalachians
  2. England Contribution to Amer. Gov.
    Limited, Legislative, Local Government
  3. First Cont. Congress achievements
    • Declaration of Rights and grievances
    • Common Sense by Thomas Paine
  4. Second Continental Congress acheivements
    • Declaration of Independence
    • Olive Branch Petition
  5. Articles of Confederation
    • unanimous voting required
    • unicameral House
  6. The rules
    • absolute secrecy
    • Committee of the whole
  7. commerce compromise
    Federal government takes over all trade and commerce
  8. Principles of the Constitution
    • -Limited Government
    • -Separation of Powers
    • -Legislative makes the law
    • -Executive enforces the law
    • -Judicial interprets the law
    • -Checks and Balances, comes from Puritans, comes from British
    • -Popular Sovereignty is the idea of government by consent.
    • -Federalism

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