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