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Development of Constitutional Democracy in Europe. DEMOS common people. KRATOS Rule / strength/ power. DEMOCRACY. Direct Democracy Greeks (Greece) Everyone participates in government By voting Every vote is counted. Indirect Democracy Romans (Rome)

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Development of constitutional democracy in europe

Development of Constitutional Democracy in Europe


Development of constitutional democracy in europe

  • DEMOS

    • common people

  • KRATOS

    • Rule / strength/ power


Democracy

DEMOCRACY

  • Direct Democracy

    • Greeks (Greece)

    • Everyone participates in government

      • By voting

      • Every vote is counted

  • Indirect Democracy

    • Romans (Rome)

    • Also known as Republic or republican form of government

    • People participates by electing /voting REPRESENTATIVES


Democracy1

Democracy

  • Direct Democracy

  • Indirect Democracy or Republic


Development of constitutional democracy in europe1

Development of Constitutional Democracy in Europe

Constitutional Democracy

  • Set limits to the government

  • People Participates (elections )

  • How did Europe go from no participation ( 1 person Gov./ Monarch) to a constitutional democracy?

    ?


  • Absolute monarchy

    Absolute Monarchy


    Magna carta 1215

    Magna Carta (1215)

    • King John ( absolute monarchy)

      • abusing power

    • Nobles force King John to sign the Magna Carta (document)

    • Taking some power from him / Limits powers of the king


    Magna carta

    Magna Carta

    • Rights taken from king / given to nobles

    • Rule of law – nobody is above the law / rules apply to all

    • Balance of power

    • Limited power

    • Power of the purse ( $$)

    • Security of private property

    • Due process of law ( steps)

    • Judgment by one’s peers


    Parliament

    Parliament

    • Legislature

      • growth of an independent legislature share power w/ king

      • Representatives

      • Make laws or legislate

      • Development of “Habeas Corpus”


    Protestant reformation 1500 s

    Protestant Reformation (1500’s)

    • Faith / Religious – Christianity

    • Complaints or protests against Catholic Church

    • New Churches

    • Members of churches set councils to create and enforce rules =

      Self- government

    • Henry VIII

      Martin Luther

      Split of Christian Church in many different denominations


    Glorious revolution english bill of rights

    Glorious Revolution & English Bill of Rights

    Glorious Revolution (1688)

    • King James/ Mary & William

      • Protestants

      • Invited to become Queen & King of England

      • To avoid having a Catholic King/Queen

      • No bloodshed

    English Bill of Rights

    • (1689)

    • Common Law

      • Rights to more people

    • More limits on the power of the King


    Enlightenment

    Enlightenment

    • Age of Reason

    • 1600’s & 1700’s

    • Knowledge – How things work / WHY?

    • Science & reason


    Enlightenment philosophers

    Enlightenment - Philosophers

    • John Locke

      • Natural Rights

      • Social Contract

    • Jean – Jacques Rousseau

      • Social Contract

      • Warning

    • Baron de Montesquieu

      • Separation of Powers


    Locke natural rights

    Locke – Natural Rights

    • Rights that everyone has

    • Rightsyou are born with

      • Life

      • Liberty

      • Pursued of Happiness

      • Private Property


    Locke social contract

    Locke – Social Contract

    • Invisible Contract

    • Agreement

    • Between government & people (govern)

    • Government rule as long as they protect natural rights of people


    Rousseau

    Rousseau

    • Social Contract + Warning

    • If government does not keep their part of the agreement people can break their part of the contract. ( revolution)


    Montesquieu

    Montesquieu

    Separation of Powers

    • Three (3) Branches of Government

      • Best Form of government

      • Can check on each other


    Development of constitutional democracy

    Development of Constitutional Democracy

    From 1 person in power to ALL participating and limiting powers of government


    Process

    Process

    • Neatly create a time line that express the development of Constitutional Democracy in Europe.

      • Include Dates ( years as discussed in class)

      • Visual Representations or illustrations for each step

        (color your visuals)

    • Answer the following question – Use complete sentences / sentences & paragraphs format.

      Describe the development of constitutional democracy in Europe, and explain how this relate to America.


    Development of constitutional democracy in europe

    THE END 


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