Revolutions

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  • Revolutions

    1. 1. The Revolutions By Carl Clouse
    2. 2. The Magna Carta.The Magna Carta was written for England in 1215to limit the power of the kings. It provided a law that no one was above or could overpower
    3. 3. Glorious Revolution The Glorious Revolution occurred in the British Isles, where King James the 2nd was overthrown and replaced with King William of Orange. As a result, the power of kings are now created by the people.
    4. 4. English Bill of Rights The English Bill of Rights was written in 1689. The bill set limits on heads of state and gave people their freedom of speech, the right to petition.
    5. 5. The Enlightenment The Enlightenment happened in the 18th century. It was important for reformation of society and for the advancement of knowledge.
    6. 6. Montesquieu Montesquieu was from France, he is famous for articulation of the theory of separation of powers.
    7. 7. John Locke From England. lived till 72. Natural rights are the rights to live, defend, health, freedom, possessions. Basically the pursuit of happiness.
    8. 8. Thomas Jefferson From Shadwell, Virginia. Known for Writing the Declaration of Independence. He found property to be a creature of society.

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