AJ 245: Constitutional Law Exam #1 STUDY GUIDE
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what is the history and significance of the Declaration of Independence?
Formally severed ties with Britain. july 4th 1776
...it list the complaints the people had against Britain, and its justification for declaring independence...
what is the history and significance of the Magna Carta?
English document in 1215 established supremacy of law, and guaranteed English feudal barons individual rights, and "Due process of law" including trial by jury
influenced the Constitution
what is the history and significance of the Quartering Act?
reason for the Third Amendment
- Required Colonist to feed and shelter British troops
- put further tension on colonist relations.
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