We need to make a plan so we don't panic and die out here
English Bill of Rights
Give us our rights!
Less power for you
And more power fo us the people
The nobles forced King John to limit his power and to give people trial by jury
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
It "Paine's" me that you have no common sense!
The pilgrims made a deal that would not make chaos and it would protect their rights
I John Locke propose Social Contract
The people wanted more rights and they also wanted to limit the power/rights of the king.
Thomas Paine wrote his pamphlet to convince the American Colonists to break away and become independent from England.
Thomas Paine's Pamphlet
WE WILL REVOLT
He created the Social Contract which allowed people to overthrow and get a new gov't if they didn't like what the gov't was doing. But since the people could do that, in exchange the government was able to have the people obey its laws.
Montesquieu created the idea of Separation of Powers. He had 3 different branches of government and have each branch check each other to make sure that no one tries to rule it all.