Magna Carta• The Magna Carta was written for England• It was written in 1215• The Magna Carta curbed the power of the king by giving the people rights.• The Magna Carta was a form of “Rule of Law” because even the king had to follow it.
Glorious Revolution• The Glorious Revolution took place in England.• King William Took power during this time.• The English bill of rights changed the power of Monarchs forever.
English Bill of Rights• The English bill of rights was written in 1689.• The English Bill of Rights limited the power of the monarchs. It basically ﬁnished the idea of the monarchy.
Enlightenment• The Enlightenment was a period of scientiﬁc and governmental progress. It brought many important scientists and documents.• The Enlightenment Took place in England.• The Enlightenment is important because it gave us new insights into the world and into government.
Charles-Louis Montesquieu• He was born at La Bréde• He thought that to prevent the devastation of government the power should be separated into three parts: executive, judicial, and legislative• He was most famous for his separation of powers theory.
John Locke• He was from Briten• 1632-1704• Natural rights are the rights that every human being should have.
Jean Jacques Rosseau• The Calvenist city-state of Geneva is where he was born.• 1712-1718• The social contract is the document that Rosseau wrote to state his views about government.
Tomas Jefferson• He was born in Albemarle County,Virginia• He wrote the declaration of independence• Thomas Jefferson switched property with pursuit of happiness because they thought that It was not the responsibility to protect property.