Chapter 81. Consent

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. Donald S. Lutz

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch81

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Lutz, D. S. (2000) Consent, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch81

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • consent;
  • declaration of independence;
  • tax;
  • aristocracy;
  • colonial charters

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Magna Carta and Colonial Charters

  • Competing Theories of Consent

  • “Passive” and “Active” Consent: Locke and Sidney

  • Parliamentary and Popular Sovereignty

  • The Declaration of Independence