to rule one self.
people from ancient india, referenced the Bhagavad Gita
the book the Upanishads used, like the bible to chistians
Duality of Freedom
Internal and external freedom.
Orgins of freedom
Critic of Greek democracy.
ruled by the people.
Father of democracy
1st truly democratic society.
Spread the word of internal freedom.
Truth for internal freedom not being a slave to forieghn ideas.
when people stopped being surfs and under kings, and began to think for themselves, precursor to the renaissance
The revival of letters, and then of art, which marks the transition from medieval to modern time.
Wrote Two Treatises on Government as justification of Glorious Revolution and end of absolutism in England. He argued that man is born good and has rights to life, liberty, and property. To protect these rights, people enter social contract to create government with limited powers. If a government did not protect these rights or exceeded its authority, Locke believed the people have the right to revolt. The ideas of consent of the governed, social contract, and right of revolution influenced the United States Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. He also laid the foundations for criticism of absolute monarchy in France.
Property owned by individuals and bussinesses, rather than by the government
an implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society
"great charter" talks about limiting the power of a government restricting its absolute power.
group of people coming to gether to make a decision.
King of England who raised taxes and punished his enemies without a trial. He is best known for being forced to sign the Magna Carta.
the king is below the law, and everyone has some form of rights
Germanic tribesmen that spread freedom
British Bill of Rights
like the bill of rights in America, but for Britain, 1689
Petition of rights
limited the English monarchs power to tax people without the consent of parliment and garenteed certain rights to English subjects
Anglo saxon home land
Rule of Law
Laws are developed fairly and enforced equally for all people regardless of wealth, power, or background
An extension of a countries boarders in a forgien land
Property for the sole purpose of working.
Parent country doing things for its "child" colony even if against its will for best outcome.
Useing some one for only one side gains not both
Expansion of Boarders
series of things working together in a common goal.
Two contridictory statements existing at the same time.
Potential judged by physical characteristics that are inheritited.
Forceing a different culture upon a people
Unjust use of government power
Avoiding use of somthing
To render of no further effect.
Proclamation of 1763
Restriction of Westward colonization.
Taxation of legitimate documents
Made people house soilders.
Taxed common imports
French & Indian War
British and indian forces fought French Indian forces on american soil.
British soldiers fired upon a crowd while at a bank.
first president of the US.
Draftor of Declarration of independence
Draftor of Declaration of independence
Acts that accelerated the american revolution. caused out rage from colonies
king George III
King during the time of American revolution
Draftor of the declaration of independence
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain
It developed as a result of the scientific revolution
reasons explaining why somthing is right
the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state
the act of forming an alliance or confederation
The authority of a nation-state
a meeting of elected or appointed representatives
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
an act of deliberate betrayal
do away with
a politically organized body of people under a single government
a political union, much like a large state, that governs itself
division of power between the national and state governments
Bill of rights author
an agrement that both parties agree on after disagreeing on their own solutions.
formal separation from an alliance or federation
John C. Calhoun
North carolina leader that lead sucession
President of America during civil war. Abolished slavery.