Assignment 2.1- The revolution.

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  • Assignment 2.1- The revolution.

    1. 1. The revolution.By Destiny AngerWhen A Change Is Wanted And The Only Way To Go About It Is To Fight.
    2. 2. Magna Carta✤ Was made for Great Britian.✤ Created in 1215.✤ The Magna Carta limited the monarchs power.✤ It established rule of law by not letting the monarch be above the law and forcing them to obey the Magna Carta.
    3. 3. Glorious Revolution✤ ‘Twas the overthrow of King James II of England by his son-in-law.✤ King William III took over England after this.✤ The English Bill of Rights was a result of the Glorious Revolution and gave everybody rights rather than just kings and queens.
    4. 4. The English Bill of Rights✤ Was written in 1689.✤ It listed the rights that people had such s freedom of speech and right of petition. It gave people more freedom to speak their opinions without getting in trouble.
    5. 5. The Enlightenment✤ The enlightenment is also known as the age of reason. It was a time when society started to use reason and common knowledge to reform society and get people thinking.✤ Took place from 1650 to 1800.✤ The Enlightenment is important because it challenged to people to think for themselves rather than just accepting what the church says to be true.
    6. 6. Charles-Louis Montesquieu✤ From France.✤ Famous for his theory on separation of powers.
    7. 7. John Locke✤ He was from England.✤ August 1632-October 1704✤ Natural Rights are fundamental human rights. They are rights that are for sure, and can’t be taken away by anyone.
    8. 8. Jean Jacques Rousseau✤ Lifespan: June 1712- July1778✤ From Switzerland.✤ The social contract says that humans have an agreement with their government. The agreement is that both the people and the government have roles and responsibilities they must attend to.
    9. 9. Thomas Jefferson✤ From Virginia.✤ Famous for writing the Declaration of Independence.✤ People don’t need property to be happy, they just have to pursue whatever it is that makes them happy.

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