2.1 SS Vocab for #31-40. Goes on notebook page 21.
31 Rights: Power or privileges that belong to the people as citizens, and that cannot/should not be taken away by the government.
32 Assembly: Refers to a group that has gathered for a purpose. A law making body of the colonies self-government where elected representatives voted on colony issues.
33 Parliament: The ruling body of the English government made up of elected representatives from the whole country
34 Town Hall: The location where colonists gathered to conduct town business. This allowed landowning males the power to vote on local issues.
35 Mayflower Compact: An agreement of laws by the Pilgrims on how they would run a civil society in the new colony
36 First Great Awakening: A revival of religious feeling and belief in the American colonies that led to more people believing in equality, liberty, and resistance to authority.
37 English Bill of Rights: British law that that said the power to make laws and impose taxes belonged to the elected representatives and listed rights that all citizens have like, petitioning the king and trial by jury.
38 Revival: Religious events where traveling preachers delivered sermons that encouraged many colonists to become more religious and want to change society
39 Constitution: Governmental document that sets the laws and principles a society will be run by
40 Magna Carta: Known as a the “Great Charter” that limited the power of the King, and stated the King was not above the law