I have:Declaration of Independence
in this case, to themeeting in Philadelphia in 1787, to find waysto improve the national government.
Written plans of government.Constitutions contain many of the laws of our country. They also establish national and stategovernment and they state the purpose for those governments.
This document was America's first plan of government, drawn up by theContinental Congress in 1777 and approved by the 13 states to be put into effect in 1781. Itset up a firm league of friendship among the13 states.
I have:Articles of Confederation
A loose association rather than afirm union of states.
The world's oldest written plan of government. It replaced the Articles of Confederation.
I have:The Constitution
The lawmaking body of the Britishgovernment.
Signed by King John in 1215, thisdocument won certain rights for the people of England, it guaranteed that free people couldnot be arrested, put in prison, or forced toleave unless given a trial of their peers.
I have:Magna Carta
This type of government has one person or a small group holding all the power.
Government rules by force.
I have:Dictatorship Who has:
BothParliament and the Congress are this type of legislatures.
An agreement in which each sidegives up part of its demands.