Jean Jacques Rousseau
French philosopher whose theories were used to support the French Revolution
Nazi dictator of Germany
Sir William Blackstone
most influential legal writer among colonial Americans
Irish member of Parliament who set forth conservative political principles; Father of Modern Conservatism
Roman ruler who granted religious toleration to the Christians
"We've been creeping closer to socialism, a system that someone once said works only in heaven, where it isn't needed, and in hell, where they've already got it."
"...but as for me, give me liberty or give me death."
"To be Red means to become dead gradually."
"Those who will not be governed by God, will be ruled by tyrants."
(said about the Bible)"This is the secret of England's greatness." ; inspired her subjects to aspire toward the righteousness that "exalteth a nation"
direct rule by God over a nation
The Great Awakening
started a movement not only toward religious freedom, but also toward political freedom
represents God's authority in our lives
citizens hold all authority
examples: governments of Sweden & France
total absence of law & order
citizens are promised economic & social security
authoritarian government controlled by one person who inherits power and is not responsible to the people
atheistic, totalitarian form of gov't
examples: Elizabeth II & Beatrix of the Netherlands
Babylonian king who codified many of the Sumerian laws
agreement the Pilgrims signed before setting foot on America
2 earmarks of civilization
a written code of law & an organized form of civil gov't
year King John signed the Magna Carta
number of people in Russia & China exterminated by Marxist totalitarianism
part of the British political system that became the model for our Congress