Magna Carta The Magna Carta was written in 1215 for Medieval EnglandIT WAS THE FIRST STEP IN TAKING MOST OF THE KINGS POWER. THEY TOOK STEPS TO TRY AND GET RID OF THE MONARCHY TYPE OF GOVERNMENT, SO IN A WAY THE MAGNA CARTA WAS A FORM OF RULE OF LAW BECAUSE IT WAS A SET OF RULES FOR THE PEOPLE TO FOLLOW
Glorious RevolutionIt took place in England, and William III took poweras King.The English Bill of Rights.
The English Bill of RightsWas written in 1689It took made certain rules or laws for Monarchs.It also took the power of the kings.
The Enlightenment“Was a cultural movement in the 18th centuryeurope that wanted to mobilize power of reasonto reform society and advanceKnowledge” (Wikipedia, 2011).“It Promoted intellectual interchange andopposed intolerance and abuses in church andstate” (Wikipedia, 2011).
Charles-Louis MontesquieuWas from France and famous for Separation ofpowers.
John LockeHe was a Philosopher from england1632-1704Natural rights are two sets of rights that werespecifically for science and politics
Jean Jacques RousseauHe was a Philosopher, writer and, composer in Geneva1712-1778The Social Contract was a document that inspired political reforms inEurope, especially France.It argued against the idea of monarchs.
Thomas JeffersonHe was from Shadwell, VirginiaThe Declaration of IndependenceHe changed it because it was more appealing tothe constitution.