Democracy Timeline

Timeline created by kylieumber
In History
  • -753 BCE

    Ancient Roman Empire

    The Roman Empire establishes a democratic republic.
  • -507 BCE

    Ancient Greece

    Greek city-states establish democracies.
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    The Magna Carta is signed, establishing that everyone, including the king, is subject to law.
  • Petition of Right

    The Petition of Right was signed to set restrictions on the king's power.
  • English Bill of Rights

    The English Bill of Rights was established to create separation of power and sets basic certain rights.
  • John Locke

    John Locke published Two Treatises of Government.
  • Iroquois Confederacy

    The Iroquois Confederacy Constitution was established.
  • Montesquieu

    Baron Montesquieu wrote "The Spirit of the Laws" about politics and democracy.
  • Thomas Paine

    Thomas Paine published "Common Sense"