Enlightenment Project BY    Ian Fryer, Haily Peters, Sam Thudium, Reece Norris, Pamela Rosa, Samantha Koepp
Thesis <ul><li>Our government has been greatly influenced by early advanced civilizations, such as ancient Greece, China (...
<ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>•     Republic </li></ul><ul><li>1. Based on Equality </li></ul><ul><li>• Despotic </li></ul><...
Filial piety <3 ¨ Family love, if everyone works together for the common goal it will all get better. If everyone helps, i...
<ul><ul><li>Universal laws originated in Greece </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  The Greeks took their structure and basis fro...
   Greek Philosophies on Democracy <ul><ul><li>  Socrates was the first great Philosopher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  His...
JOHN LOCKE <ul><ul><li>Locke was an oxford scholar, researcher, a physisian, and also a political operative  </li></ul></u...
Baron De Montesquieu <ul><ul><li>Montesquieu was the first of the great French scholars associated with the enlightenment(...
Greek Ideas of Democracy and Republic   A Democracy is defined as a government that is ruled by the people of ruled by man...
Bibliography <ul><li>Green, Anthony.  Government Lectures: China, Greece, France. </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Enlightenment Project BY    Ian Fryer, Haily Peters, Sam Thudium, Reece Norris, Pamela Rosa, Samantha Koepp
  2. 2. Thesis <ul><li>Our government has been greatly influenced by early advanced civilizations, such as ancient Greece, China (with ideas of filial piety and confucianism), as well as Western Europe. All these ideas mixed together make up our universal and national laws and government rules. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>•    Republic </li></ul><ul><li>1. Based on Equality </li></ul><ul><li>• Despotic </li></ul><ul><li>2. Reined by kings and queens </li></ul><ul><li>• Monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>3. Based on fear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Despotic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>The 3 Types of Government Throughout History- Based on Montesquieu
  4. 4. Filial piety <3 ¨ Family love, if everyone works together for the common goal it will all get better. If everyone helps, its easier and smoother together. ¨ Everybody contributes loves, and if successful they would succeed as a family. ¨ America uses this to help the country gert better as a family and a group, because if everyone puts in the same amount of hard work, then we will be more successful.
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>Universal laws originated in Greece </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  The Greeks took their structure and basis from Egypt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greeks developed a problem solving system- philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socrates was the first great Greek philosopher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socrates influenced the Socratic Method , which is our legal system today. The Socratic Method is using the basis of intellectual thinking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He also wrote a book called, &quot;The Republic,&quot; which talked about the Socratic Method. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>,&quot;Sophist,&quot; means lover of wisdom, and the word &quot;philosopher&quot; has the root &quot;soph&quot; in it. Sophomore means wise fool, and Sophia means wisdom. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Greek Philosophy
  6. 6.   Greek Philosophies on Democracy <ul><ul><li>  Socrates was the first great Philosopher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  His method is the method we use in the legal cases, &quot;you can find the truth if you ask the right questions&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>education system= tease and question nature to find the truth about it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>absolute truth about nature are our universal laws </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. JOHN LOCKE <ul><ul><li>Locke was an oxford scholar, researcher, a physisian, and also a political operative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locke Believed that people were good and that they should be able to make decisions regaurding the government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He believed that the people should control the governments ways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Locke wrote a book, &quot;Two Treasuries og Government&quot;: argued that the social contract would help protect citizens </li></ul></ul><ul><li>     -this caused people to rethink there relationship with the state </li></ul>
  8. 8. Baron De Montesquieu <ul><ul><li>Montesquieu was the first of the great French scholars associated with the enlightenment(a philosophical movement in the century that rejected traditional social and religious ideas by placing reason as the most important ideal).  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He wrote The Persian Letters was a fierce and bitingly critical view of European civilization and manners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Published in 1748, The Spirit of the laws was an investigation of the environmental and social relationships that lie behind the laws of civilized society  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Combining the traditions of customary law with those of the modern theories of natural law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>His law was to redefined laws as&quot;the necessary relationship that derive{come} from the nature of things. Laws must be adapted to each people  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  The Spirit of the laws helped to lay the basis of the eighteenth-century movement for constitutionalism (government run by established law), which ended in the Revolution of 1789 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Greek Ideas of Democracy and Republic   A Democracy is defined as a government that is ruled by the people of ruled by many   The Athenians created the first Greek democracy when Cleisthenes composed an assembly made up of regular citizens that had the final say on whether laws passed or not   This was also the beginning of the first republic   During the Age of Pericles Athens had a direct democracy 1.In direct democracy every male citizen participates in the decisions by voting o major issues 2.Since even the poorest males are present in the decisions then everyone could be happy with the democracy that they lived in  Socrates- created the Socratic method; believed that the answers to all questions were in someone, the right questions just had to be asked 1.He wrote a book called “The Republic” in which he explained his Socratic method There are universal laws that grant mankind inhalable rights       • Anthony, Green. Government Lecture and Notes; China, Greece, France.   12 October, 2010  
  10. 10. Bibliography <ul><li>Green, Anthony. Government Lectures: China, Greece, France. </li></ul>

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