U.S. History Chapter 5:  Life in the English Colonies Section 1:  Forms of Government
Colonial Governments <ul><li>Charters: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul></ul...
Colonial Governments <ul><li>Privy Council </li></ul><ul><li>Governors </li></ul>
Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>Parliament: England’s national legislature </li></ul><ul><li>Bicameral —law making body made u...
Parliament House of Commons House of Lords
Congress House of Representatives Senate
Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>Powers: raise taxes, organize governments, control military </li></ul><ul><li>Governor & Advis...
Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>Virginia Assembly (1619): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Council of State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ho...
Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>New England:  Town Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Colon...
Colonial Courts <ul><li>Influenced by royal officials </li></ul><ul><li>Supported local interests & ideas </li></ul>
Colonial Courts <ul><li>1733:  John Peter Zenger criticizes NY governor </li></ul><ul><li>Libel —false statements that dam...
Colonial Courts <ul><li>Andrew Hamilton:  Zenger can publish whatever he wants so long as it is true—even if it is damagin...
Colonial Courts <ul><li>Chief Justice: “Nothing can be worse to any government than to have people attempt to create distr...
The Dominion of New England <ul><li>1685:  James II becomes King of England </li></ul>King James II
The Dominion of New England <ul><li>1686:  northern colonies united under single government called the  Dominion of New En...
The Glorious Revolution <ul><li>James II attempts to restore Catholicism </li></ul><ul><li>Parliament requests Mary & Will...
The Glorious Revolution <ul><li>Glorious Revolution:  Mary & William of Orange overthrew James II of England </li></ul>Kin...
The Glorious Revolution <ul><li>1689:  colonists remove Andros from power </li></ul><ul><li>William & Mary reissue charter...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

US History Ch 5.1

1,466

Published on

Published in: Travel, Sports
0 Comments
4 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,466
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
83
Comments
0
Likes
4
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • US History Ch 5.1

    1. 1. U.S. History Chapter 5: Life in the English Colonies Section 1: Forms of Government
    2. 2. Colonial Governments <ul><li>Charters: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Royal </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Colonial Governments <ul><li>Privy Council </li></ul><ul><li>Governors </li></ul>
    4. 4. Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>Parliament: England’s national legislature </li></ul><ul><li>Bicameral —law making body made up of two houses </li></ul>
    5. 5. Parliament House of Commons House of Lords
    6. 6. Congress House of Representatives Senate
    7. 7. Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>Powers: raise taxes, organize governments, control military </li></ul><ul><li>Governor & Advisory Council: had to approve all laws </li></ul>
    8. 8. Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>Virginia Assembly (1619): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Council of State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Burgesses </li></ul></ul>Debate in the House of Burgesses
    9. 9. Colonial Assemblies <ul><li>New England: Town Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Colonies </li></ul>
    10. 10. Colonial Courts <ul><li>Influenced by royal officials </li></ul><ul><li>Supported local interests & ideas </li></ul>
    11. 11. Colonial Courts <ul><li>1733: John Peter Zenger criticizes NY governor </li></ul><ul><li>Libel —false statements that damage a person’s reputation </li></ul>
    12. 12. Colonial Courts <ul><li>Andrew Hamilton: Zenger can publish whatever he wants so long as it is true—even if it is damaging ! </li></ul>Zenger’s Newspaper
    13. 13. Colonial Courts <ul><li>Chief Justice: “Nothing can be worse to any government than to have people attempt to create distrust of it.” </li></ul><ul><li>Zenger found not guilty </li></ul>
    14. 14. The Dominion of New England <ul><li>1685: James II becomes King of England </li></ul>King James II
    15. 15. The Dominion of New England <ul><li>1686: northern colonies united under single government called the Dominion of New England </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Edmund Andros named governor </li></ul>Sir Edmund Andros
    16. 16. The Glorious Revolution <ul><li>James II attempts to restore Catholicism </li></ul><ul><li>Parliament requests Mary & William come to rule England </li></ul>
    17. 17. The Glorious Revolution <ul><li>Glorious Revolution: Mary & William of Orange overthrew James II of England </li></ul>King William III Queen Mary II
    18. 18. The Glorious Revolution <ul><li>1689: colonists remove Andros from power </li></ul><ul><li>William & Mary reissue charters </li></ul><ul><li>English Bill of Rights established </li></ul>
    1. A particular slide catching your eye?

      Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

    ×