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  • 500

    500bc Athenian Democracy

    500bc Athenian Democracy
    500bc In Greece there was "town meetings" where important people would come together and talk, this did not include wemon or slaves.
  • May 19, 1215

    1215ad Magna Carta

    1215ad Magna Carta
    The Magna Carta was for the Barons to have more rights then the King, Featuers of the Magna Carta where that: No free man shall be imprisoned-execpt by the lawful judgement of his equals or the law of the land. To no on will we sell to no one deny the right of justice.
  • May 19, 1295

    The King's Parliament

    The King realised to retain power he had to make it look as thought he cared about the rights of the wealthy so he consalted them in a regular way. But the common people had no representation
  • May 19, 1381

    1381 Peasents Revolt

    1381 Peasents Revolt
    The Peasants marched on London and the King accepted there demands but then after the peasants left the King sent soldiers out and killed 1000's of peasants.John Ball who was behind the revolt was hung, drawn and quatered as an example.
  • English Civil War

    English Civil War
    The Parliament went to war with King Charles the 1st. It ended with the King bein executed in white hall,
  • English Monarchy was restored

    English Monarchy was restored
    Parliament got more power but was still not elected
  • Thomas Paine

    Thomas Paine
    He was republican and believed that goverment belongs to the people and that God did not make the rich and the poor, all men and wemon are equal.
  • 2% of people had the vote

  • Tolpuddle Martyrs

    Beginning or unionism and rights for workers
  • The Chartists

    It was for the poeple that all 'men' could vote and that any man could stand
  • Suffragettes

    Votes for Wemon. Australia was the 1st country to give wemon the vote.
  • Emily Davison

    Emily Davison
    She was in the house of common's in the cupbarod on the night of the census.
  • Emily Davison stepped infront of the King's horse

    Emily Davison stepped infront of the King's horse
    she died 4 days later