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2.1 history assignment

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History notes 1 History notes 1 Presentation Transcript

  • THE REVOLUTIONSOverthrowing the government or social order
  • Magna CartaThe Magna Carta was written for England.It was written in the year 1215.It minimized the king’s rights.The Magna Carta said no one can break these laws,even the king.
  • Glorious RevolutionIt took place in EnglandKing James ll was theduring that time.The Bill of Rightschanged the power ofthe kings.
  • The English Bill of RightsWritten in 1689.The Bill of Rights gave the people of England morerights. It also minimized the right of kings.
  • The EnlightenmentIt was a movement of elite people in the 18th centuryEngland. It was popular with philosophers and princes.1650-1700 is about when the Enlightenment occurred.It influenced the founding of the United States.
  • Charles-Louis MontesquieuMontesquieu was fromFrance.He is known for histheory of separation ofpowers.
  • John LockeHe was from England.His lifespan was August1632-October 1704.Natural Rights means thateveryone is born withrights. Locke believed inindividual rights, that is whyhe came up with this.
  • Jean Jacques RousseauHe was from Geneva.His lifespan was June 1712-July1778.The Social Contract was abook Rousseau wrote abouthis ideas on how thegovernment should be run. Itwas a way for him to organizehis thoughts and spread hisideas.
  • Thomas JeffersonThe United States was wereThomas Jefferson.He is most famous forrighting the Declaration ofIndependence.He felt like “the pursuit ofhappiness” was moreappropriate for theDeclaration of Independence.