Revolution Vocabulary History

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Revolution Vocabulary History

  1. 1. The Revolutions To me, a revolution is an attempt to overthrow political leaders or the government. Honors World History Period 5 By Sienna Pillsbury Wednesday, August 28, 13
  2. 2. Magna Carta The Magna Carta was written for the country of England in the year 1215. It was written to establish that the government had to go through parliament before taxing people, and also that the government was NOT above the law. Before this, there was no official form of law in this country. This set in place a solid set of rules for the first time. Wednesday, August 28, 13
  3. 3. Glorious Revolution The glorious revolution took place in England, but was against the government of the English, Welsh, and Scottish societies. At the beginning of the revolution, King James ll was the king of England. When the revolution ended, the new leaders installed were King William lll and Queen Mary ll. The document created as a result was the English Bill of Rights. Wednesday, August 28, 13
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