The Revolutions*By: Grant Hall*A revolution is the overthrow and renewing of a government by force.
The Magna Carta... was written for England. was written in 1215. limited the power of the Monarchs, by makingthem abide to laws and began the formation of a powerful parliament. was a form of rule of law because every man had to abide to the laws and was not better than it.
TheGlorious Revolution...• took place in England.• William of Orange took over as King of England.• the Magna Carta changed the power of Kings and was a result of the Glorious Revolution.
The English Bill of Rights...was written in the year 1689. was enacted on December 16, 1689. The English Bill of rights granted fundamentalliberties to the citizens of England and prohibited theKing from suspending laws and levying taxes without approval from the Parliament. Also it prohibited the King from housing an army in times of peace and prevented the recurrence of a division of religion bypreventing the Monarch from being Roman Catholic.
The Enlightenment... was a period of time where Europe embraced reason, knowledge, truth and freedom. Also itplace a heavy emphasis science, logic, and reason. took place in the 18th century.was important because it gave people a look on the world that was less religious, a belief in progress, and it promoted the importance of the individual.
Charles-LouisMontesquieu...• was from France.• was best known for coming up with the idea of the separation of powers and three branches of government.
John Locke• was from Wrington, England.• lived from 1632 to 1704.• said that every person has the right to life, liberty, and property. He believes that every man has these natural rights, whether law states it or not.
Jean JacquesRousseau...• is from Geneva.• lived from 1712 to 1778.• wrote “The Social Contract” to explain his belief that man was corrupting. His solution was for man to join in on a social contract and live under laws they made themselves.
Thomas Jefferson• is from the United States of America.• is most famous writing the Declaration of Independence.• changed the word “property” to “pursuit of happiness” because he wanted to put stress on the overall goal of society as a human expression.