Magna CartaIt was written for EnglandIt was written in 1215It took most of the power from the Kings, if theywanted to tax they had to get permission fromparliament.It was a written law, that everyone had to followand no one was above the law.
Glorious RevolutionIt took place in England, in 1688.William of Orange took over.The English Bill of Rights changed the power ofthe Kings.
The English Bill of RightsIt was written in 1689Prohibited the monarch from suspending laws andlevy taxes.Monarchs couldnt raise an army in atime of peace.Roman Catholics couldnt be kingor queen.The king couldnt dictate cruel andunusual punishment.
The EnlightenmentIt was a cultural movement in 18th centuryEurope. It helped people discover the world.About 1650-1700
Charles-Loius MontesquieuHe was from France.He was famous forarticulation of the theoryof seperation of power.
John LockeHe was from England.1632-1704.Rights which people possess by nature. We havethe right to defend ourself and nature.
Jean Jacques RousseauHe was from Geneva1712-1778Principles of Political Rights. Intended to explainappropriate relations between individuals.