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American Government Chapter 2 prezi
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- was the first colony, located in Virginia
- settled by the British in 1607
- they had a self-government which was a representative democracy
- first example of self-government created by Europeans
Enlightenment was a period in Europe when many philosophers
were thinking about human right
Where's my text- who is keep removing it
Self-Government in the Colonies
- Thomas Jefferson was the primary writer the Declaration of Independence.
- Thomas Jefferson replaced John Locke's "property" with "pursuit of happiness"
Declaration of Independence
The Articles of Confederation
- Was created to make sure the new national government had very little power
- The legislature couldn't collect taxes, pass laws easily, and had no power over the debt from the war
- A Constitutional Congress decided to write a new constitution in 1787
Chapter 3 incoming
Origins of U.S. Government
Where is my text?
Yeah mine too :(