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Q: Why did giving English citizens a voice in making taxes help the develop net of parliament?
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Why did parliament pass the petition of 1628?

In 1628 Parliament decided that the king should not have all the power. They made it so that The king would have to go to the Parliament and get their permission before taxing. This gave Parliament a shared power with the king after about 1640, which was after Charles I had decided to make it impossible for Parliament to meet therefore giving him all the power between 1629 to 1640.

What year was the Townsend Acts?

The Townshend Acts were passed in 1767, and named after Charles Townshend who was in charge of the British Treasury at the time. Many British citizens were outraged over the fact that they, while remaining loyal to England, and staying in England, even after times got tough, were still required to pay taxes, while Colonists, or British citizens who had fled the country (in their eyes), weren't required to pay the same amount.Britain had long established that colonists did not have to pay taxes due to the fact that they were establishing a new territory for England making it livable. But a few years earlier, Parliament had passed the Navigation Acts stating that all goods created in the colonies had to be sent to England. This basically meant that colonists could no longer look for the best market price of their goods, but would receive a fair price for their items in England. They knew full well that England would then look for the best market to re-sell their goods. Still feeling English in their hearts, the colonies agree to this for the good of their motherland.The taxes were on items such as glass, paint, oil, lead, paper and tea.Mr. Townshend, upon being accused by a member of Parliament of being afraid to levy a tax on the Americas, responded by creating a tax, and puts his own name on it. Potentially, the most devastating part of this act was something called the "writ of Assistance". This writ, basically was a law giving British customs officials on American docks, the power to search a ship's cargo without any paperwork or reasonable suspicion.Many Americans rallied a war cry against this Act, and it's writ, and called upon American to boycott these good from Britain. Ultimately this Act repealed by Parliament, with the exception of keeping a small tax on tea...basically just to say..."We have the right to tax you if we want." This would also lead to the Boston Tea Party, when Britain removes local tea merchants from the Tea trade in America.The true irony of all of this is that the colonists were crying foul, but in fact were paying 1/100th of what citizens in England were paying in taxes. However, the colonists, stated..."We will pay your 1/100th of tax, if we are granted representation in England's Parliament." In plain English..... The colonists wanted what the citizens of England were getting at 1/100th of the price.Hence the colonial cry of "No Taxation without Representation"..

What are the roles of citizens in constitutional development?

Citizens in a country make up a counrty.Hence,their role is very vital.They contribute immensely by providing ideas,and even giving in to the ideas the government enforce.

Did any MPS help british women get the vote in 1918?

Yes. They voted for it in the first place. For the previous 10 years, most MPs had supported giving women the vote, but some had not, including Prime Minister Herbert Asquith. In 1909, 255 out of 343 MPs had voted to support giving women the vote. However, the proposal failed because Asquith "forgot" to give it time in Parliament. He was replaced by a supporter David Lloyd George in 1916.

What are Two core values in out government system?

Democracy and capitalism. Democracy is our political system based off the idea that government should be for the people, by the people. Capitalism is the economic system that allows citizens to control the market without government interference , thus giving in the term "free-market".

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What is the purpose of the English bill of rights?

so that there would be a balance in the power of England. :) i think ? ahaha.

How did parliament limit the power of the English monarchy?

Parliament controlled the government's funds,giving it some control over the king actions

What year did Magna Carta give Australia the right to have a Parliament House?

The Magna Carta was one of the earliest documents that ensured that the Monarch answered to the parliament, giving the parliament the ultimate authority. It both gave the citizens more rights in their daily lives, and was an early foundation of the rule of law. It is undoubtedly the reason for the system of democratic law where the parliament is the ultimate authority, not the crown.

Why was the petitions to parliament important?

Petitions to Parliament were important because they allowed individuals or groups to formally request action on a specific matter, draw attention to grievances, and contribute to the democratic process by giving citizens a way to voice their concerns to the government. They provided a platform for citizens to seek redress, raise awareness on issues, and influence decision-making at the legislative level.

Who is John Berkley?

John Berkley was an English royalist soldier. He is best known for giving the land to the American citizens that is now known as the state of New Jersey.

In the ancient Greek system of democracy what happened?

The male citizens in assembly voted on issues put before them, giving binding decisions. This is different from today's representative democracy where elected members of parliament make decisions, not necessarily those expected by the majority.

How did London citizens know which theaters would be giving performances?

A flag

What is the highest authority of the nation and is responsible for giving us a framework for the government?

Constitution and the Parliament

List at least three ways that parliament tried to limit the power of the English monarchy?

I just have 2 ways, ask for one more: 2) By controlling money 3) In the Bill of rights in 1689, parliament limited the power of the sovereign by giving the people several fundamental rights. ;)

How does science and technology help with the Bahamas development?

By giving trans and citizens a good lifestyle

What were the reconstructive amendements?

constitutional amendments giving citizens ship rights to African-Americans

Why was oliver cromwell New Model Army important?

Oliver Cromwell was a Parliamentarian that disagreed with King Charles I not giving power to Parliament to make just and fair laws. King Charles believed he was an absolute monarch and a Divine Right Ruler - receiving his power to rule from God and had the right to allow Parliament to meet or send it home. The disagreement between the Crown and Parliament, and King Charles willingness to let Catholicism back into England, even though English law forbade it, led to a civil war between the King and Parliament. The King's army, the Cavaliers were well trained and armed. The army of Parliament were young lads and farmers and not so well trained. The Roundheads were no match for the Cavaliers. As a result of the Roundheads being routed, Cromwell formed and trained his own army - The New Model Army. The New Model Army defeated the Cavaliers, and King Charles was eventually beheaded by sword. Cromwell tried to get Parliament to rule justly and fairly, but was unsuccessful. He became dictator (Lord Protector) of England for several years until a new Parliament was in place that made fair and just laws for English citizens to live by.