The RevolutionsA revolution is an action for change no matter how it happens.
Magna CartaThe Magna Carta was written for England.The Magna Carta was written in 1215.The Magna Carta ﬁnally limited Kings andwhat they could do. Now they were alsoheld to the law. This was the ﬁrst step inlimiting the monarchies of total power.This was a form of “Rule of Law” becausenow you could be ruled by the Magna Cartanot the King.
Glorious RevolutionThe Glorious Revolution took place inSpain.William the 3rd of Orange-Nassau took overas King of this country then.The English Bill of Rights changed thepower of Kings forever.
The English Bill of Rights It was passed of December 16, 1689. It declared the rights and liberties of subjects. It also settled the succession of the crown.
The EnlightenmentThe Enlightenment is a period in time inwhich people started questioning howthings we run. It promoted sharing ideasand opposed the church and state forabusing their powers.It took place from the 1700s to the 1800s.It is important because it played a majorrole in the American revolution.
Charles-LouisMontesquieuHe was born in Château de la Bréde which isin southwest France.He is most Famous for his theory on theseparation of powers.
John LockeHe was born in Wrington, Somerset,England.He lived from August 26, 1632 to October28, 1704. He lived 72 years on this earth.Natural rights are rights we are born with.They are rights that we should all have bynature. Life, liberty, and Property.
Jean Jacques RousseauHe hails from Geneva.He was born on June 28, 1712 and died atage 66 on July 2, 1778.The social contract is a book that theorizedabout the best way to set up a politicalcommunity in society. This contractsuggested that we all give up the sameamount and that we all do the same duties.
Thomas JeffersonHe was given birth to in Shadwell, Virginia.He is credited with writing the declarationof Independence.I believe he changed it because sometimes inlife you don’t need property to pursuehappiness and that’s all we’re reallylooking for in life.