This is a bundle of 3 highly animated, power point presentation on the Foundations of the US Government – Roots of Representative Government. The total number of slides in the presentations is 81. Each of the slides are editable so you can modify the slides if you need to.
Power point #1 is entitled, Roots of Representative Government and contains 25 slides and covers the following:
The presentation covers the various elements that gave birth to our system of representative government beginning in the early 1200's through the great thinkers until Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence that lead to the establishing of the United States government.
Early British Rule: Pre 1200’s
The Magna Carta: 1215
The Parliament: 1295
The Petition of Right: 1628
The Glorious Revolution: 1688
The English Bill of Rights: 1689
The Enlightenment: 1715
John Locke: Natural Rights
John Locke: The Blank Slate
John Locke: Government
Baron de Montesquieu
Baron de Montesquieu: Follow the Rules
Baron de Montesquieu: Separate…..
Baron de Montesquieu: ….. But Equal
Representative Government in America: 1620
Colonial America: 1700’s
Policies of King George III
Shaping A New Country
Sound Familiar? (2)
Seat of Representative Government
Power point #2 is entitled, The Mayflower Compact, Primary Source Analysis and contains 19 slides and covers the following:
Primary Source Analysis
The Pilgrim Settlers
Storms on the Journey
The Storms Blew Them Off Course
The Pilgrims Land
They Landed in the Wrong Place
The Mayflower Compact
Importance of the Mayflower Compact
Why Does it Matter Now?
The Importance of the Mayflower Compact
Power point #3 is entitled, The Declaration of Independence of the United States and contains 37 slides and covers the following:
The presentation includes steps to create the Declaration, its authors, its contents, the principles, all 27 complaints against the king, the list of the signers by state, the fate of the signers, notable signers, and the printing and distribution of the Declaration.
Events Prior to the Declaration of Independence
Author & Date
Signers by State (4)
Who Were the Signers?
Who Were the Signers? (2)
Printing the Copies
King George’s Copy
End of Presentation
This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading ….Foundations of Government.