Influences on the Constitution

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Influences on the Constitution by Mind Map: Influences on the Constitution

1. Enlightenment Thinkers

1.1. Locke

1.1.1. Natural Rights

1.1.2. Power from the People

1.2. Rousseau

1.2.1. Social Contract

1.2.2. People can overthrow government

1.3. Montesquieu

1.3.1. Division of power

1.3.2. Three Branched

2. Colonial Tradition

2.1. Self-Government

2.1.1. State Legislatures

2.1.2. Independent Governors

2.2. State Constitutions

2.2.1. Rule of Law

2.2.2. Rights to Citizens

3. English Tradition

3.1. Magna Carta

3.1.1. King is under the law

3.1.2. Parliament > King

3.2. English Bill of Rights

3.2.1. Rule of Law

3.2.2. Trial by Jury

4. Historical

4.1. Greek Democracy

4.1.1. Direct vs. Indirect

4.2. Roman Republic

4.2.1. Representative Gov't