The Revolutions Tristen Polkenhorn 10/4/11 World History Period 5
Magna Carta• The Magna Carta was written for Medieval England• It was written on June 1215• It Made it to were the monarchies would have limited power towards the people• There were 63 clauses that know one was above.
Glorious Revolution• In England, 1688• William III became the King of England.• The document was the Magna Carta•
The English Bill of Rights• The Bill of Rights was written on 1689• There were laws written on it that gave people rights. It was written to protect the rights from infringement.
The Enlightenment• When European philosophers stressed the use of reason was the best method for learning the truth. It Was also called the Age of Reason.• In the 18th Century• It was important because it made the USA improve mentally and improve in technology
Charles Louis Montesquieu• La Bréde, Gironde, France• He thought of the separation of state power.
John Locke• He was from Wrington, Somerset, England• August 29, 1632 - October 28, 1704• Two types of rights theoretically distinct to philosophers and political scientists. They are considered to be self-evident and universal.
Jean Jaques Rousseau• Geneva, The Republic of Geneva• June 28, 1712 - July 2, 1778• an intellectual device intended to explain the appropriate relationship between individuals and their governments.Social contract arguments assert that individuals unite into political societies by a process of mutual consent
Thomas Jefferson• Shadwell, Virginia• The Declaration of Independence• Many people didn’t fully understand the meaning of property so he changed it to Pursuit of Happiness for people to understand
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