Founding Documents of the United States Constitution - Coggle Diagram
Founding Documents of the United States Constitution
a. Charters of the Virginia
Company of London
b. 1606 when the first charter was released/King James l
c. Limited Government/Representative Government
d. Established secured rights for Englishmen to the colonist/Colonist were given the right to select representatives to establish their laws.
a. Declaration of Independence
b. 1776/Thomas Jefferson
c. Consent of the Governed
d. Listed grievances to declare separation from Great Britain (basically establishing Great Britain had no consent to continue governing the colonies.)/We were given equal rights that could not be taken away under the law (unalienable rights)
a. Magna Carta
b. 1215/English nobles that made the King (John) sign it.
c. Rule of Law
d. Everyone even those of the Monarch are under the law./For the first time Englishmen were granted rights and freedoms.
a. Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom
b. 1779/Thomas Jefferson
d. Granted the chance to abide by their own beliefs and opinions./The people could worship as they wished and stuck by the First Amendment Freedom (Freedom of Religion)
a. Articles of Confederation
d. Modeled the Bill of Rights in the Constitution of the United States./All people have inherited, provided rights not necessarily given or taken by the government.
c. Limited Government
b. 1776/George Mason
a. Virginia Declaration of Rights
b. 1781/John Dickinson
c. Representative Government
d. Concluded the first form of all National Government for the newly inducted states./It overall created a weak central government/National Government and left the states fending on their own individual governments.