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Documents of democracy
Documents of democracy
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  • 1. Documents of Democracy
  • 2. 10.2 Students compare and contrast the Glorious Revolution of England, the American Revolution, and the French Revolution and their enduring effects worldwide on the political expectations for self-government and individual liberty.
    3.List the principles of the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights (1689), the American Declaration of Independence (1776), the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen (1789), and the U.S. Bill of Rights (1791).
  • 3. Our objective
    List the ideas (principles) of democratic documents
    Magna Carta
    English Bill of Rights
    American Declaration of Independence
    US Bill of Rights
    French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
  • 4. 1215, England
    Magna Carta
    Limited the powers of the king
    Laws should be known & orderly (due process)
    King can’t take property or taxes without parliament’s ok
  • 5. English Bill of Rights -1689
    Free elections
    Parliament meet frequently
    No excessive fines
    No cruel punishments
    Representative government
    -group of people who make decisions for the public
  • 6. The Colonists
    Came
    Expected to have the same rights
    England was abusive
    Revolution
    Incorporated ideas into US documents
  • 7. American Declaration of Independence 1776
    Natural Rights
    • All men are created equal, life, liberty , happiness
    Unalienable rights-government cannot take them away
    Popular sovereignty?
  • 8. US Bill of Rights 1791
    Guaranteed freedoms
    Speech
    Religion
    press
    Due process of law
    Protection from unfair imprisonment
    Trial by jury
    Protects people from cruel and unusual punishment
  • 9. French Declaration of the Rights of Man & Citizen
    Men are born and remain free and equal in rights
    Purpose of the gov’t is to protect natural rights
    Guaranteed freedom of speech and freedom of religion

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