Documents of democracy

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Documents of democracy

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  2. 2.  10.2 Students compare and contrast the GloriousRevolution of England, the American Revolution, andthe French Revolution and their enduring effectsworldwide on the political expectations for self-government and individual liberty. 3.List the principles of the Magna Carta, the English Billof Rights (1689), the American Declaration ofIndependence (1776), the French Declaration of theRights of Man and the Citizen (1789), and the U.S. Bill ofRights (1791).
  3. 3.  List the ideas (principles) of democratic documentso Magna Cartao English Bill of Rightso American Declaration of Independenceo US Bill of Rightso French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
  4. 4.  Magna Carta DUE PROCESSo Limited the powers of the kingo Laws should be known & orderly (due process)o King can’t take property or taxes without parliament’s ok
  5. 5.  Free elections Parliament meet frequently No excessive fines No cruel punishments Representative governmento -group of people who make decisions for the public
  6. 6.  Came Expected to have the same rights England was abusive Revolution Incorporated ideas into US documents
  7. 7.  Natural Rights All men are created equal, life, liberty , happiness Unalienable rights-government cannot take them away Popular sovereignty?
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  9. 9.  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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