8.15A Identify the influence of ideas from historic documents, including the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the Mayflower Compact, the Federalist Papers, and selected Anti-Federalist writings, on the U.S. system of government.
Historic Documents =>
Influence on U.S. System of Government
MAGNA CARTA – limited the power of the King
Constitution limits the power of the central government
ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS – listed individual rights
Model for the Bill of Rights (first 10 amendments to Constitution)
MAYFLOWER COMPACT – agreement written by Pilgrims in 1620