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An indirect democracy in which citizens rule through representatives whom they elect; used by ancient Rome
Whose views? Participation in government, natural laws, branches of government, written law
Whose views? Worth and dignity, ability to choose between good/bad, responsibility to help others
Who said that a tyrant becomes troublesome when he loves his power so much that he takes drastic measures to maintain it?
Plato (wrote The Republic)
Which philosopher? Natural rights, governments job to protect rights, gets authority from the people
John Locke of England
Principles of what? Limited king's power, due process of law, no taxes w/o consent of council
Magna Carta (England, 1215)
Principles of what? Free elections & meetings of parliament, representative governments, no cruel punishment
English Bill of Rights (1689)
Principles of what? unalienable rights, popular sovereignty
American Declaration of Independence (1776)
Why did Industrial Revolution begin in England?
Economic strength, geography and natural resources, population growth, political stability,
Reasons for biggest population ever at the time of the industrial revolution
18th century agricultural improvements which ended periodic famines that kept down population
The factors of production are owned by the people, at least in part, and are used for the benefit of all
Government plays a role in the managing production and provides certain social services
Emphasized love of nature, emotional expression, individual experience, and the importance of ordinary people & folk traditions (developed in early 1800s, widely popular)
A Christmas Carol- Dickens; identifies and expresses concern for the problems in society
colonized more land than any other nation; controlled parts of Europe, Asia, African North America, South America & all of Australia
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