Revolution Vocabulary:Change in power or government in a period of time.By: Sam Millar10-4-11Period 3
Magna CartaThe Magna Carta was created for England. Itwas issued in 1215.The Magna Carta was issued, to calm down theKing’s power. Also to give more power o thepeople.The way that it is a form of the rule of law, is thatnot even the King and Queens are above the law.Because they don’t have as much power as theydid before.
Glorious RevolutionThe Glorious Revolution took place in England.William of Orange and Mary were invited.The English Bill of Rights changed everything.
The EnlightenmentThe Enlightenment was a period of time in the18th century,when all ideas of science,math andreligion changed dramatically.It was important because new things werecreated and thought of as the Enlightenmentwas going on,that changed the world today.
Charles-LouisMontesquieuThis man was from France.He is known for the idea of The Separation OfPower.
John LockeHe was from and born in England.He was born in 1632 and he died in 1704.Natural rights,are two types of rights that weredistinct to politics and scientists. Another wordfor it is unalienable rights.
Jean Jacques RousseauHe is from The Republic of Geneva.He was born in 1712 and died in 1778.The Social contract that explains the relationshipin between the citizens and the government.
Thomas JeffersonHe was from Shadwell,Virginia.He was famous for writing The Declaration ofIndependence.The reason he changed is because, theemotional effects it had on the US. It was thegoal of Revolution.