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).
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
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
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
The Colonists Came Expected to have the same rights England was abusive Revolution Incorporated ideas into US documents
American Declaration of Independence 1776 Natural Rights
All men are created equal, life, liberty , happiness
Unalienable rights-government cannot take them away Popular sovereignty?
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
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