Constitutionalism Big Idea:  Independence
<ul><li>Thomas Rainsborough:  “Every man that is to live under a government ought first by his own consent to put himself ...
<ul><li>2) The events that occurred in England had a huge impact on the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Why does America have to ...
<ul><li>3) England and France were different as far as government goes.  </li></ul><ul><li>Compare and contrast the govern...
<ul><li>4)  Russia had a few different rulers that could be considered absolute. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why could each rule...
<ul><li>5)  The Big Idea for this unit is “Independence.” </li></ul><ul><li>How does the term Independence fit both Consti...
<ul><li>A. Constitutionalism  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Powers of gov’t should be distributed according to a constitution </li...
QuickWrite <ul><li>You have five minutes to write about: </li></ul><ul><li>Constitutionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Timer </li>...
<ul><li>B. Great Britain’s government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A gov’t with an inheri...
<ul><li>Great Britain’s Parliament </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Up until this time (1500’s) Parliament had little say in the ...
<ul><li>C. English Civil War (1642) </li></ul><ul><li>-  Causes </li></ul><ul><li>1)  James’ & Charles’ absolute monarchy ...
<ul><li>4)  Charles I marries a Catholic princess </li></ul><ul><li>5)  Parliament thinks James and Charles are trying to ...
<ul><ul><ul><li>p. 148-150 (What it do?) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Causes & Effects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><ul><li>War   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The King v. Parliament </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Royalists v. R...
<ul><li>Roundheads WIN!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Led by Oliver Cromwell </li></ul>Yea!!  We win!!
<ul><li>D.  Results of the Civil War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charles I beheaded (No more monarchy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
<ul><ul><li>Oliver Cromwell tears up the constitution & becomes Lord Protector and dismisses anyone in Parliament who disa...
<ul><ul><li>Cromwell starts wars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you think the people felt?  Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
<ul><ul><li>Cromwell died and Monarchy is brought back (Restoration) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolutionary </li></ul></...
<ul><li>E. Restoration (1660) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King brought back (Charles II) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Habeas Corpu...
<ul><ul><li>Charles reopened theaters, bubonic plague came back and the  London  fire (Parliament had most of the power) <...
<ul><ul><li>James wanted to be absolute (didn’t work) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>William and Mary became King & Queen </li...
<ul><li>F.  Glorious  Revolution  (1688) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloodless overthrow of the King </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>G.  English Bill of Rights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>William and Mary had to sign it before they became King & Queen <...
<ul><ul><li>Monarchy limited by law </li></ul></ul><ul><li>H.  Bill of Rights ( Constitution Compare ) </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Absolutism
<ul><li>Absolutism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A form of gov’t in which all power is held by a single ruler </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Absolute Centers <ul><li>Compare Britain and France during this time (Government, People’s Rights) </li></ul><ul><li>Creat...
<ul><li>Create an analogy for absolutism and constitutionalism </li></ul><ul><li>An absolute leader has taken over Newton ...
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2009 10 Constitutionalism & Absolutism (Slideshare)

  1. 1. Constitutionalism Big Idea: Independence
  2. 2. <ul><li>Thomas Rainsborough: “Every man that is to live under a government ought first by his own consent to put himself under that government.” </li></ul><ul><li>How does this quote apply to what happened in England? </li></ul><ul><li>Does this quote apply to the United States? How? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain your answer by providing specific examples. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2) The events that occurred in England had a huge impact on the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Why does America have to thank England when it comes to our government? </li></ul><ul><li>If you had the power to change one thing about our government, what would it be? </li></ul><ul><li>provide SPECIFIC EXAMPLES!! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>3) England and France were different as far as government goes. </li></ul><ul><li>Compare and contrast the government in France to the government in England during this time period. </li></ul><ul><li>How did the government in each country during that time affect the people? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain and be specific. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>4) Russia had a few different rulers that could be considered absolute. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why could each ruler be considered absolute? Give specific facts for each ruler. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the relationship between an absolute ruler and the people they rule? Why? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>5) The Big Idea for this unit is “Independence.” </li></ul><ul><li>How does the term Independence fit both Constitutionalism and Absolutism? </li></ul><ul><li>If you could give this unit another big idea, what would you call it? </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific and provide evidence to explain your answer. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>A. Constitutionalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Powers of gov’t should be distributed according to a constitution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gov’t should have limitations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Doesn’t have to be written </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can a gov’t do this? </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. QuickWrite <ul><li>You have five minutes to write about: </li></ul><ul><li>Constitutionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Timer </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>B. Great Britain’s government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A gov’t with an inherited throne (not absolute) What? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Look it up. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Great Britain’s Parliament </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Up until this time (1500’s) Parliament had little say in the gov’t </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Compare Britain’s gov’t then & now </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>C. English Civil War (1642) </li></ul><ul><li>- Causes </li></ul><ul><li>1) James’ & Charles’ absolute monarchy caused conflict w/Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>2) Both Kings dissolved Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>3) Both Kings requested too much money </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>4) Charles I marries a Catholic princess </li></ul><ul><li>5) Parliament thinks James and Charles are trying to turn the country Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>Compare/Contrast </li></ul><ul><li>- Causes of the English Civil War - Causes of the American Revolution </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><ul><ul><li>p. 148-150 (What it do?) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Causes & Effects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What ? – Look it over </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I nterrogate – Write ?’s </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>T ranslate - Read </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>D escribe – Answer ?’s </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>O ver & Over - Review </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The King v. Parliament </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Royalists v. Roundheads </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Roundheads WIN!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Led by Oliver Cromwell </li></ul>Yea!! We win!!
  16. 16. <ul><li>D. Results of the Civil War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charles I beheaded (No more monarchy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>England wrote a constitution & became a commonwealth (republic) Look it up! </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><ul><li>Oliver Cromwell tears up the constitution & becomes Lord Protector and dismisses anyone in Parliament who disagrees with him (1653) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No theaters, taverns, gambling, lewd dancing </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><ul><li>Cromwell starts wars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you think the people felt? Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People weren’t happy </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><ul><li>Cromwell died and Monarchy is brought back (Restoration) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolutionary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Killed the King </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wrote the first constitution in Europe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can you justify this? Is this OK? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>E. Restoration (1660) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King brought back (Charles II) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Habeas Corpus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you’re accused of a crime, you had the right to appear before a judge ( today ) </li></ul></ul></ul>I’m Happy…can’t you tell
  21. 21. <ul><ul><li>Charles reopened theaters, bubonic plague came back and the London fire (Parliament had most of the power) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>James II succeeded Charles </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><ul><li>James wanted to be absolute (didn’t work) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>William and Mary became King & Queen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They understood their power was limited </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>F. Glorious Revolution (1688) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloodless overthrow of the King </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(James fled to France) </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>G. English Bill of Rights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>William and Mary had to sign it before they became King & Queen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>England became a Constitutional Monarchy (What?) </li></ul></ul>William and Mary English Bill of Rights
  25. 25. <ul><ul><li>Monarchy limited by law </li></ul></ul><ul><li>H. Bill of Rights ( Constitution Compare ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NO suspending Parliament’s laws </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO collecting taxes without Parliament's consent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO interfering with freedom of speech of Parliament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO penalty for a citizen who petitions the King with a grievance </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Absolutism
  27. 27. <ul><li>Absolutism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A form of gov’t in which all power is held by a single ruler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Divine Right” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>God has given them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the throne & they </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>only answer to him </li></ul></ul>We rule…everything
  28. 28. Absolute Centers <ul><li>Compare Britain and France during this time (Government, People’s Rights) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a French timeline over Louis XIII’s & Louis XIV’s rule (words, pictures, you pick) </li></ul><ul><li>Show absolutism (use the resources available) </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Business Card for each person: Louis XIV, Louis XIII, Cardinal Richelieu & Oliver Cromwell </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Create an analogy for absolutism and constitutionalism </li></ul><ul><li>An absolute leader has taken over Newton High School. How do you deal with this? No violence allowed. Come up with a solution. </li></ul>

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