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Power And Liberty
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Power And Liberty

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  • 1. “ Power and Liberty”: Ch. 3 of Bernard Bailyn’s Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Analysis and Feedback
  • 2. What did the Founders mean by “power?”
    • Evaluate James Madison’s opening quotation
    • Define “dominion” or power
    • What is the natural tendency of power and what is its natural victim?
  • 3. The Interests of the Governed and the Political Leaders
    • Interests of the Governed
    • Interests of the Elite
  • 4. Sam Adams
    • “ Ambition and lust of power above the law are … predominant passions in the breasts of most men. (Power)…coverts a good man in private life to a tyrant in office…(it) is known to be intoxicating in its nature…too intoxicating and liable to abuse”
  • 5. Fear of Standing Armies
    • Explain
  • 6. A “Constitution”
    • Purpose
    • Nature
    • English v. American
  • 7. Three Sources of Authority
    • Crown----Absolutism
    • Nobility---Oligarchy
    • Democracy---Mob rule
  • 8.  

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