Inspiring Revolution

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Inspiring Revolution

  1. 1. InspiringRevolutionBy Mr. Casey
  2. 2. Agenda• Vocabulary• Philosophers and Ideas
  3. 3. Enlighten• (verb) to give someone greatknowledge about a subject
  4. 4. Philosophy• (noun) The study of the fundamentalnature of knowledge, reality, andexistence
  5. 5. rights• (noun) a moral or legal entitlement
  6. 6. The enlightenment• A period of time in Europe (18thcentury), sometimes called the “Age ofReason,” when people discussed ideason science, law, religion, education, andgovernment. People began to questionauthority and discuss ways they couldchange society for the better. They tooka greater interest in nature and ourplace in the world.These ideas wouldinfluence our foundingfathers and guide themin the forming of ourconstitution.
  7. 7. The enlightenmentThese ideas wouldinfluence our foundingfathers and guide themin the forming of ourconstitution.
  8. 8. The Great Awakening*Preachers like Jonathan Edwards andGeorge Whitefield preach to colonists aboutquestioning authority and thinking forthemselves.*This leads them to believe that it ispossible to rule themselves. They don’tneed to look to a higher power (like theking).
  9. 9. QuickTime™ and adecompressorare needed to see this picture. John LockeNatural LawProposed the idea that all men are bornwith certain rights and the government isonly needed to protect those rights.“Life, liberty, and property”He also believed in freedom of religion
  10. 10. QuickTime™ and adecompressorare needed to see this picture.VoltaireBelieved in a right toa fair trialFreedom of religion“I do not agree with whatyou have to say, but Illdefend to the death yourright to say it.”
  11. 11. QuickTime™ and adecompressorare needed to see this picture.There should be no class system:All men are created equalman is born good, but corrupted bysocietyGovernment should serve thepeople“Every man having been born free and master of himself, no oneelse may under any pretext whatever subject him without hisconsent. To assert that the son of a slave is born a slave is toassert that he is not born a man.”Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  12. 12. NativeAmericansNativeAmericansMany native American tribeshad a form of democracy andrepresentative leadership thatinspired our founding fathers

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