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Founding Document of the United States Constitution
Author(s): English Nobles and Englishmen
Establishment Date: 1215
Fundamental Principle: Was established for the first time the principle that everyone including the king was subject to the law.
Main Ideas: Gave Englishmen basic rights and freedom.
Charters of the VA Co. of London
Establishment Date: 1606
Author(s): King James 1
Fundamental Principles: These charters the rights of Englishmen to the colonists.
Main Ideas: This document gave the king permission to start a colony in the new world, and this is when Jamestown was issued.
Va Declaration of Rights
Establishment Date: June 12, 1776
Fundamental Principal: This document became the basis for the Bill of Rights of the constitution.
Author(s): George Mason
Main Ideas: All Virginians ha certain rights, including Freedom of Religion, and Freedom of Press.
Va Declaration of Religious Freedom
Establishment Date: 1779
Fundamental Principle: Was the basis for the 1st amendment of the constitution.
Author(s): Thomas Jefferson
Main Ideas: States that people should be free to worship as they please, and states that people shouldn't have to pay for any church if they don't want to.
Articles of Confedaration
Author(s): Benjamin Franklin
Fundamental Principle: Maintained that major powers resided with individual states
created weak central government
Establishment Date: November 1777
Main Ideas: Did not want another king or an unfair court system.
Constitution and Bill of Rights
Establishment Date: September 17, 1787
Fundamental Principle: Guaranteed equality under the law with majority rule and the rights of the minority protected.
Author(s): James Madison
Main Ideas: Affirmed individual work and dignity of all people.