The Revolutions“An overthrow of a government for another one” By: Scott Parker Period: 5
MAGNA CARTA• The Magna • It was written 1215. Carta was written for England. • I limited the power of the monarchs• This is an example of rule of law because everybody followed the Magna Carta and the monarchs couldn’t do anything about it.
GLORIOUS REVOLUTION • The Glorious Revolution took place in the British Isles. • The man that took the throne was William lll.• The English Bill of Rights was the document that changed the power of the kings forever.
The English Bill of Rights• The English Bill of Rights was written in 1689.• The document changed the power that kings have forever. It was the result of the Glorious Revolution.
The Enlightenment• It was an elite cultural movement intellectuals in the 18th century. It sought to mobilize power of reason in order to reform society and advanced knowledge.• It took place in the 18th century.• It was important because ideas out of The Enlightenment inﬂuenced future democratic governments
Charles-LouisMontesquieu • He was from Château de la Brède, La Brède,Gironde, France • He is famous for his idea of separation of power.
JOHN LOCKE • He was from Wrington, Somerset, England • Born August 29, 1632- Died October 28, 1704 (age 72)• Natural Rights are two types of rights theoretically distinct according to philosophers and political scientists. Natural Rights are considered to be self-
Jean Jacques Rousseau • He was from Geneva, Republic of Geneva. • Born June 28, 1712- Died July 2, 1778 (age 66) • The Social Contract is an intellectual device intended to explain the appropriate relationship between individuals and their governments. Social Contracts arguments assert that individuals unite into political societies.
THOMAS JEFFERSON• He was from Shadwell,Virginia.• His most famous writing was The Declaration of Independence. He changed the words because God said that all people in the nation should have the pursuit of happiness.