Enlightenment storyboard

Enlightenment storyboard

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  • Magna Carta (1215)
  • We are tired of you abusing your power. Now you better sign this document to lessen your power. Or else
  • Nooooooooo!!
  • Mayflower Compact (1620)
  • what are we gonna do?
  • We really need help
  • Help me
  • We should make a government to save us
  • Someone help my husband!
  • English Bill of Rights (1689)
  • yeah that seems very fair
  • Just sign it already
  • If you sign this, you get to stay king and queen but we get more rights
  • what was this about again?
  • To give us more rights
  • The big ideas of the magna carta were to limit the kings power (limited Monarchy). Our Founding Fathers got the idea of Trial by Jury from this Document
  • John Locke's Ideas
  • Everyone deserves natural rights!
  • Legislative
  • The big ideas of the Mayflower compact were to establish a govt (self government). Our Founding Fathers got the idea of Self Government from this Document
  • Montesquieu's Ideas
  • Executive
  • Judicial
  • The big ideas of the English Bill of Rights was to increase the power of the people (limited monarchy) but still kept a king and queen. The idea of Limited Monarchy came from this Document
  • Common Sense (1776)
  • It "paines" me that people have no common sense. We need to separate from the british.
  • John Locke's big ideas were about natural rights. That each human is born with certain rights
  • Yeah! we agree!
  • Montesquieu's big ideas were the Separation of Powers to keep the government from corrupting
  • The big ideas of Common Sense were to convince the americans to separate from the British. The Declaration of independence was made from this.
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