Enlightenment Storyboard
Updated: 10/18/2020
Enlightenment Storyboard

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  • Magna Carta (1215)
  • Why!!!
  • Um sir you have to sign this
  • Mayflower Compact (1620)
  • ok!
  • Hey, let's make a government that will protect our rights!
  • English Bill of Rights (1689)
  • We must make a document to limit the power of the king
  • The Magna carta was a document that limited the power of the king and gave more power to the people. The king was forced to sign this document by the nobles.
  • Ideas of John Locke
  • The Mayflower compact was an agreement among individuals and created a govt that would provide order and protect their rights.
  • Ideas of Montesquieu
  • Legislative, Executive, Judicial!
  • This document limited the power of the king and expanded the power of the parliament and the rights of the people.
  • Common Sense by Thomas Paine(1776)
  • It Pains me that these colonists have no common sense.
  • John locke came up with the social contract. It was an agreement between the people that if the people followed the government's laws, the government would protect the people.
  • Montesquieu thought there should be three branches of government to prevent abuse of power.
  • Common sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1776 that encouraged the colonists to become independent from England.
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