k.Chief Justice – John G. Roberts, Jr.2.Old Guysa.Thomas Jefferson – author of the Declaration of Independence b.John Adams – 2
president of the USc.Sam Adams – delegate and vociferous leader of the independence movement.d.James Madison – “Father of the Constitution”e.Edmond Randolph – VA Plan – 1 House based on Popf.Alex Hamiltong.William Paterson – NJ Plan – 1 House with equal representationh.John Locke – early enlightenment philosopher who greatly influenced ThomasJefferson as he wrote the Declaration of Independence. Priniciples: Natural rights,consent of the governed.i.Roger Sherman – Conn Compromise – Legislature would be bimcameral3.Why is each important/what did it do?a.1
Constitutional Congress – 1774 – Philadelphiai.55 Delegates from 13 colonies decide to send a declaration of rights toKing George III protesting the crown’s actions towards the colonists.ii.Organized a boycott of British Goodsiii.Decided to meet again in may of 1775 (2
Continental Congress) b.Declaration of Independencei.Writers: Jefferson, John Adams, Ben Franklin, Livingston, Shermanii.John Locke – Natural Rights (3) – Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness.iii.The documentc.Virginia Plan – Edmund Randolph – 1 House based on Populationd.NJ Plan – Paterson – 1 House with equal representation for each statee.Conn Comp – Sherman – the legislature branch would be bimcameral.