Development of liberalism

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  • 510

    Athenian democracy

    Athenian democracy
    Athenian democracy was established as a result of continuous reorganizations, The work democracy literally means the power of the people. It was used so that the opportunity of all citizens over 20 to take part in governing the country. The biggest advantage of democracy was the general possibility of taking part in public life for all free citizens, it helped all citizens of Athens to broaden their minds, as well most
    importantly develop intellectually. The aftermath of Athenian democaray was
  • May 15, 1215

    Magna Carta

    Magna Carta
    wikipedia ref The 1215 Charter required King John of England to proclaim certain liberties, and accept that no "freeman" could be punished except through the law of the land, a right which is still in existence today. The United States Constitution, trace their lineage back to this source document. Magna Carta has influenced international law as well. Some say that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Period: May 15, 1400 to

    The Renaissance.

    Renaissance ref. The Renaissance is a cultural movement that spanned roughly the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Florence in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe. As a cultural movement, it encompassed a resurgence of learning based on classical sources, the development of linear perspective in painting, and gradual but widespread educational reform. Traditionally, this intellectual transformation has resu
  • Period: May 14, 1500 to

    Haudenosaunee Confederacy

    Haudenosaunee Confederacy was the foundation and the inspiration of the American constitution, Benjamin Franklin respected the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, during 1750 it was clear that the colonist’s ideals were beginning to diverge from those of Europe and Franklin began to look at a new system of government. The Haudenosaunee Confederacy model presented a society free of oppression and definition of class. The aftermath of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy is the independence of America
  • Period: May 15, 1517 to

    Reformation

    reformation ref. In the early sixteenth century, the Reformation put an abrupt end to the relative unity that had existed for the previous thousand years in Western Christendom under the Roman Catholic Church. The Reformation was initiated in response to the growing sense of corruption and administrative abuse in the church. It expressed an alternate vision of Christian practice, and led to the creation and rise of Protestantism,
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    the American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire. A new religious order followed the revolution as well as slavery being abolished, women were granted new legal rights, such as the right to divorce, the right to hold property separately, and the right to engage in business deals and contracts without the presence of their husbands deemed necessary, The Re
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    The French Revolution changed social and political views in French and European history. The absolute monarchy collapsed, and French was forced into its transformation as a feudal, aristocratic monarchy from the liberal political groups, as well as the masses on the streets. The new Enlightenment principles of citizenship and inalienable rights were created because of the falling of the French monarchy.
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    Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution was a period from the 18th to the 19th century, agriculture, mining, transportation, manufacturing and technology all had drastic changes during the Revolution, The Industrial Revolution benefited ordinary working people due to the increase of employment, although under strict working conditions. During the Revolution we seen population increase, organisation of labour (trade unions), child labour, and the standards of living were ultimately poor. A key role in the revo
  • The Age of Enlightenment

    The Age of Enlightenment
    The Age of Enlightenment wasn’t considered a set of shared beliefs, it was more of a like a value system. People were more open to follow one’s own intelligence thus the Enlightenment would lead to freedom, democracy, and reason as primary values of society.