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The Rise of Democratic Ideas. Mrs. Tucker Victor Valley High School World History. People to Know. Socrates - Greek Philosopher – Question beliefs; Socratic Method – question and answer; Plato – Greek Philosopher- The Republic – Belief in “Philosopher Kings ;”

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the rise of democratic ideas

The Rise of Democratic Ideas

Mrs. Tucker

Victor Valley High School

World History

people to know
People to Know
  • Socrates - Greek Philosopher – Question beliefs; Socratic Method – question and answer;
  • Plato – Greek Philosopher- The Republic – Belief in “Philosopher Kings;”
  • Aristotle – Greek Philosopher -Politics– “Law – Reason Without Desire;” Principal of Order – Laws Maintain Stability of Nation;
  • Machiavelli – Italian Humanist, political philosopher/advisor – The Prince – “Better to be feared than loved;” The End Justifies the Means;
  • John Locke – English Philosopher – Natural Law; Two Treatises of Government;” Life, Liberty, and Property;”
  • Thomas Hobbes – English Philosopher – Monarchist – Leviathan - the nature of man -- “Life is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short”
major forms of government
Major Forms of Government
  • Monarchy
    • State ruled by a King
    • Rule is hereditary
    • Some rulers claim divine right
  • Aristocracy
    • State ruled by nobility
    • Rule is hereditary and based on family social rank, wealth
    • Social status and wealth support rulers’ authority
major forms of government1
Major Forms of Government
  • Oligarchy
    • State ruled by a small group of citizens
    • Rule is based on wealth or ability
    • Ruling group controls military
  • Direct Democracy
    • State ruled by its citizens
    • Rule is based on citizenship
    • Majority rule decides vote
beliefs to know
Beliefs to Know
  • Judeo-Christian- Islam
    • Basis in Hebrew belief in one God;
    • Written Laws – Torah, Bible, Quar’an;(Ten Commandments)
    • Individual Morality;
    • Humans created in God’s image with divine spark that gives dignity (worth of the individual);
    • Equality of people before God;
    • Duty of individual and community to combat oppression
  • Greco-Roman
    • Written code of laws;
    • Individual dignity due to ability to reason; Individual Achievements, Dignity and Worth are of great importance;
    • Laws based on principals of reason and justice;
    • Juries;
    • Three branches of government; legislative, executive, judicial;
    • All citizens have right to equal treatment under the law;
    • Innocent until proven guilty; Burden of proof rested with accuser rather than accused;
    • Unreasonable or grossly unfair laws can be set aside;
vocabulary to know
Vocabulary to Know
  • Renaissance
  • Humanism
  • Republic
  • Secular
  • Vernacular
  • Theocracy
  • Reformation
  • Utopia
  • Monotheism
  • Polytheism
concepts to know
Concepts to Know
  • Tyranny
  • Civil Liberty
  • Equality
  • Ethics
  • Natural Rights
  • Revolution
  • U.S. Constitution
  • English Bill of Rights
  • Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen
  • The Republic
  • Politics
  • Magna Carta 1215
  • Social Contract