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Influences on the United States Constitution

Influences on the Constitution Table

Directions: Use the textbook, Electronic Reserve Readings, and outside sources to complete the following chart. Analyze each item in terms of its influences on the Constitution.

Documents (Summarize what this is. Why is it Notable?)

Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance
Declaration of Independence

Philosophers (Summarize who this person is and why he is notable. What philosophies influenced him?)

Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Selected Signers
Benjamin Franklin
Alexander Hamilton
John Langdon
Rufus King
Roger Sherman
William Livingston
David Brearley
Thomas Mifflin
Robert Morris
George Clymer
Hugh Williamson
Charles Pinckney
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
John Rutledge
James Wilson
John Dickinson
Gouverneur Morris

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Attached you will find the chart. There were one or two people that I did not and could not find any information about the philosophies behind their thinking.

SOURCES:

FOR MAGNA CARTA
http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:vWwM1pqQuhcJ:www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-magna-carta.htm+what+is+magna+carta&cd=2&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:JsTxy2G8-9gJ:www.enotes.com/history-fact-finder/government-politics/what-magna-carta+what+is+the+magna+carta+and+why+is+it+important&cd=5&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:oQkFMhC61o0J:www.historylearningsite.co.uk/magna_carta.htm+what+is+the+magna+carta+and+why+is+it+important&cd=8&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

FOR MAYFLOWER COMPACT:
http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:DZAdt81zj_0J:www.blurtit.com/q666904.html+what+is+the+mayflower+compact+and+why+is+it+important&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:EpOLLEqkub4J:wiki.answers.com/Q/What_was_the_Mayflower_Compact+what+is+the+mayflower+compact+and+why+is+it+important&cd=4&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

FOR ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION:
http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:u5CQdIv9rNgJ:www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/milestones/articles/+articles+of+confederation&cd=4&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:gDBMv5X1UjIJ:mattstodayinhistory.blogspot.com/2006/02/s-carolina-ratifies-articles-of.html+importance+articles+of+confederation&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

FOR NORTHWEST ORDINANCE:
http://74.125.47.132/search?q=cache:JD4xanrIsrIJ:www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/milestones/ordinance/+northwest+ordinance&cd=2&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a

FOR THOMAS ...

Solution Summary

Important people and historical events that influenced the development of the United States Constitution.

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