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Amazing Works of Historical Memories

  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta is an English charter. It was first issued in the year 1215. It was the first document to be forced on an English King. It was to try to limit his powers by law.
  • Mayflower Compact

    Mayflower Compact
    The Mayflower Compact was written by colinists. It was also known as the first governing document in Plymouth Colony. Many pilgrims crossed the Atlantic on the Mayflower ship.
  • State of Nature

    State of Nature
    It is a term in political philosophy. The State of Nature was used to describe the hypothetical condition of humanity. It was also used for understanding political power and to order people's actions.
  • Enlightment

    It was a cultural movement in the 18th century. The Enlightment was mostly in France because it was based on their salons. Twenty five thousand copies were sold outside of France. The Age of Enlightment was also in the Encyclopedia. Enlightment is about exchanging ideas and getting some answers.
  • Natural Rights

    Natural Rights
    Political theorists have argued over the existence of natural rights. The Natural Rights was written by John Locke who was born in 1632 and then he died in 1704. John Locke believed that the only reason there was ever government was to preserve natural rights.
  • Two Treatise of Government

    Two Treatise of Government
    The Two Treatises of Government was published by John Locke in 1689. John Locke was unsatified with his book because it had so many errors in it. The book talks about what John Locke had hoped to achieve. The two treatise of government is an opinion about government. It outlines the role of monarchy.
  • English Bill of Rights

    English Bill of Rights
    It is a re-statement of the Declaration of Right. It sets out the rights and puts limits on the powers of sovereign. It also marks a fundamental milestone of the English Society.
  • Spirit of Laws

    Spirit of Laws
    The Spirit of Laws was first published by Charles de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu in 1748. Montesqueiu's works were mainly about cencorship. This book was also written in many different languages.
  • Social Contract

    Social Contract
    Its a device to explain the appropriate relationship between indiviuals and government It is known as ,The Principles of Political Right. The Social Contract was written by Jean Jacques Rousseau.
  • Continential Congress

    Continential Congress
    The Congress met in 1774 and it ended in 1789. It was split up into three incarnations. The Continential Congress also brought together the representatives from each colony.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    The Common Sense pamphlet was written by Thomas Paine. Thomas Paine published it on January 10,1776. It had the largest sale on a book in American history. It explained the argument for freedom. He relied on biblical references to share his side of the story with the people.
  • Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
    The Articles of Confederation was the first written plan of government or constitution. It wasnt formally ratified until 1781. Although people complained it was too weak and so they replaced it with the Constitution in 1789.
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