Influences on Colonial Government Concept Map (English Government (Magna…
Influences on Colonial Government Concept Map
Rights to life, liberty, and property that no government could take away.
Baron de Montesquieu
Separation of Powers
A doctrine that each branch of government is separate in to legislative, executive, and judicial.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Social Contract Theory
An agreement by a society to give up some freedoms for protection
Judicial decisions based on custom and precedent,
Due Process occurs
England legislative body
Follows Rule of Law
Principle that everyone is subject to the law, even the king, and guarantees the rights of individuals,
English Bill Of Rights
The Bill creates separation of powers, limits the powers of the king and queen, enhances the democratic election and bolsters freedom of speech - expands from the Magna Carta to all people.
Other - Types of Government
Has laws that limit what powers the government has over its' subjects.
Government of a country by its own people, especially after having been a colony.