Documents that influence the US constitution (Magna cart (rule of law ,…
Documents that influence the US constitution
rule of law
an agreement between king john and the "baron"
Virginia Statue of religious freedom
was the basis for first amendment of constitution in 1779
Thomas Jefferson wrote it
Articles of Confederation
Established the first form of national government for the United States in 1781
written by the founding fathers in 1781
charters of the Virginia company
Written and signed by king James in 1607
promised colonist the same rights as Englishmen
Virginia deceleration of rights
started certain rights such as freedom of religion.
June 12, 1776 written by George Mason
Deceleration of Independence
written by Thomas Jefferson on July 6, 1776.
stated the people had authority instead of kings. And that everyone had rights.
consent of the governed