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In History
  • -500 BCE

    Ancient Greek Democracy

    Ancient Greek Democracy
    The Athenian leader Cleisthenes introduced a system of political reforms that he called demokratia (Rule of people)
    Influences:
    This invention was onr of the most unduring contribution to the morden world form ancient Greece
  • 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    A charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor.
    Influences:
    rule of constitutional law; development of the common law; constitutional documents
  • Haudenosaunee Confederacy

    Haudenosaunee Confederacy
    Consisted of the Seneca, Cayuga, Oneida, Onondaga and Mohawk,Tuscarora in early 18 century
    Influences:
    unwritten democratic constitution
  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment
    Enlightenment thinkers in Britain, in France and throughout Europe questioned traditional authority and embraced the notion that humanity could be improved through rational change. (http://www.history.ca/)
    Influences:
    The age of Reason(acceptance of the power of human reason); The worth of the individual; Natural and inalienable rights; Democratic Values; Authority rests with the prople not the reler
  • Changes to class system

    Changes to class system
    In the society, people are geouped as different classes. Most common are upper, middle and lower classes
    Influences:
    Brings the differences between people; Gives difination of people in the society
  • Period:
    1400
    to

    Renaissance

    The cultural bridge of Middle age and morden history
    Influences:
    Awareness of individualism; Growth of secularism; Humanism
  • Period:
    1517
    to

    Reformation

    religious, political, intellectual and cultural upheaval that splintered Catholic Europe, setting in place the structures and beliefs that would define the continent in the modern era.
    Influences:
    changes in power occurred; Middle class members were more able to challenge the authority of the church
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    American Revolution

    John Locke had a profound influence on the American revolutionaries. His ideas, along with those of other early liberal thinkers, inspired the American
    colonists to declare independence from the British crown and establish a republican form of government where governing authority was invested in the hands of its citizens and not a ruling monarch.
    Influences:
    Rights of Man and of the Citizens; Encouraged the French people to protest against their exploitation by the aristocracy
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    French Revolution

    The French Revolution was an attempt to transform a society using liberal principles.
    Influences:
    Generated Ideas of liberty; equality and fraternity
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    Industrial Revolution

    manufacturing was often done in people's homes, using hand tools or basic machines. It markes a shift to powers.
    Influences:
    The power of market; Individual reward for individual initiative; Freedom to pursue personal wealth; individual reponsibility for success or fuilure; Progress, inventiveness, innovation, efficiency