The Magna Carta• Written for England• Written in 1215• Limited the power of the King’s• It made it so that not even the king was above the law.
Glorious Revolution• British Isles• William• English Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights• 1686• It was basically a set of rules. Every one had to fallow these rules, including the King.
The Enlightenment• It was the time when the church was removed from power. People decided that they were just as good as the people that were saying they were better.• 1650-1700• It was how england became free from the church
Charles-Louis Montesquieu• France• The idea of separation of powers
John Locke• England• August 1632-October 1704• The idea that every one is born with certain rights• No government can deny these
Jean-Jacques Rousseau• Two people agree to get along• They agree to common laws• 28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778• Geneva
Thomas Jefferson• Virginia• Declaration Of Independence•