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  • 1. Revolutionary Vocab By: Chase Daly
  • 2. Magna Carta The Magna Carta was written for England. It was Written in 1215. The document was written to Express certain liberties, and to accept that a King’s Ruling was not an Arbitrary. The Magna Carta was a rule of law because it enabled the People to have a stake/vote into what there country accepted. Not just the Kings or Queens.
  • 3. The Glorious Revolution The Revolution took place in England. James the 2nd took over as King. The English Bill of Rights changed the Power of the King’s.
  • 4. The English Bill of Rights The English Bill of Rights was written in in 1698. The Bill of Rights limited power of the monarchs. It registered in statutory form the outcome of the long 17th-century struggle between the Stuart kings and the English Parliament.
  • 5. The Enlightenment The Enlightenment was an Intellectual movement sparked by Scientific Revolution. It involved natural and humanistic attitudes typical of the Renascence. It spanned from 1650-1800. It was Important because it opened many more minds to the new possibilities of the World.
  • 6. Charles-Louis Montesquieu Montesquieu was born on January 19th, 1689 at La Brède, near Bordeaux, to a noble and prosperous family. He studied at Oratorian Collège de Juilly, he later on his graduation he received a law degree from the University of Bordeaux in 1708. After his Graduation he moved to Paris to continue his Legal Studies. Montesquieu was famous for being one of the main political philosophers of the Enlightenment. But his biggest accomplishments were held by his works on the Persian Letters and The Spirit of the Laws.
  • 7. John Locke John Locke was born in Wrington, U.K, and died in 1704 in Essex U.K. John Locke’s 3 natural rights included Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Which declared that those 3 right’s were unalienable. Man's basic natural right as "to preserve his property, that is, his life, liberty and estate, which were both Jefferson's and Locke's ideas.
  • 8. Jean-Jacques Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born in the independent Calvinist city-state of Geneva, Switzerland on June 28, 1712, and died on July 2, 1778 in Ermenonville, France. The social Contract was an agreement that stated by individuals. The prime motive being the desire for protection, but at the cost of some of their personal Liberties.
  • 9. Thomas Jefferson Born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, VA and died July 4, 1826, in Charlottesville, Va. Thomas Jefferson was most known for his partake in the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Neither the mention of Property or happiness means not what we normally think. By property, Locke meant a lot more than land and goods that could be sold or given away, or taken by the Government. Property also referred to ownership of someones own equipment, which included a right to personal property. Jefferson, decided to add, the phrase “The Pursuit of Happiness”, which Locke and others had used to which in a nutshell, meant the freedom of one’s opportunity.
  • 10. Thomas Jefferson Born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, VA and died July 4, 1826, in Charlottesville, Va. Thomas Jefferson was most known for his partake in the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Neither the mention of Property or happiness means not what we normally think. By property, Locke meant a lot more than land and goods that could be sold or given away, or taken by the Government. Property also referred to ownership of someones own equipment, which included a right to personal property. Jefferson, decided to add, the phrase “The Pursuit of Happiness”, which Locke and others had used to which in a nutshell, meant the freedom of one’s opportunity.