Revolutionary Vocabulary


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Assignment 1.2 Revolutionary Vocabulary Chings Honors History Period 3
By janae Nelson

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  • Revolutionary Vocabulary

    1. 1. The Revolutions By Janae Nelson Period 3A Revolution is a big change in power or structure that happens in a short amount of time in human history.
    2. 2. Magna CartaThe Magna Carta is an English charter, Thatwas a document created for the purpose oflimiting the powers of the monarch andpreserving the basic legal rights of all free menin England. The Magna Carta was written forthe country of England it was originally issuedin the year of 1215 and reissued later in the13th century in modified versions. This Englishcharter made up the rule of law byestablishing the principle of no taxationwithout a representative this came with thelimited power the Magna Carta put on thepower of the monarchies. By the powers beinglimited for the monarchies this made thatnobody was above the law so the magnaCarta was a form of the rule of law .
    3. 3. Glorious RevolutionThe Glorious Revolution also known as theRevolution of 1688 was the overthrow of KingJames ll of England by a union of EnglishParliamentarians with William the 3rd. ThisRevolution was taken place in the British Islesin England (Spain) where William the 3rd ofOrange- Nassau took place as king ofEngland.The document that changed thepower of kings forever was the Magna Cartabecause it limited the power of the kings.
    4. 4. The English Bill Of RightsThe English Bill Of Rights was an act of theParliament of England. The English Bill OfRights was written on September 25th 1789.These rights spelled out the immunities ofthe people.These rights also guaranteedfreedom of religion to all the people.
    5. 5. The EnlightenmentThe Enlightenment was an intellectual monumentin the 18th century in the country of Europe. Thegoal of the Enlightenment was to establish anAuthoritative in ethics, Aesthetics, and knowledgebased on and Enlightenment. This Enlightenmenttook place during the 18th century. This is veryimportant to history because this Enlightenmentset the rules for our government and gave us atype of guidelines to live by.
    6. 6. Charles-Louis MontesquieuCharles Louis Montesquieuwas from La Bréde, nearBordeaux. He was highlyfamous for his Articulation ofthe theory of separation ofpowers.
    7. 7. John LockeJohn Locke was fromWrington, England he livedfrom 1632-1704. The NaturalLaw and the Natural Rightsfallow from the nature of manand the world. Stating that wehave the right to defendourselves and our propertybecause of the kind of animalsthat we are.
    8. 8. Jean Jacques RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau wasfrom Geneva, Switzerland. Herlife span was from 1712-1778.The Social Contract was theprinciples of political right andit pretty much had all therights dealing with the rules ofpolitical rights.
    9. 9. Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson was fromShadwell, Virginia. ThomasJefferson was most famous forwriting the first draft of ThomasEdison. Jefferson switched thewords from property to thepursuit of happiness because theaspects of the phase fits betterwith the rights of the sovereignmen and it gave more liberty andfreedom to the phrase jeffersonthought.