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Declaration of the rights of man and citizenPresentation Transcript
Linea Lindberg 2012
• 1789• French Revolution • Citizens revolted• National Constituent Assembly• Marquis de Lafayette• First declaration made of a state• John Locke inspiration - liberalism
• Rights of individuals, liberty, and political equality• Expression of the community• Forbid non-promoting actions• Freedom from oppression
• Men are born free and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be based only on public utility• The aim of every political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression• Liberty consists in the power to do anything that does not injure others