Evolution of Democracy

Timeline created by victoria.gast
  • Jun 1, 1215

    King John I: Magna Carta

    King John I: Magna Carta
    i. No officer can bring a fine onto a person without proper witness or judgement ii. No one can refuse the justice that is stated upon them
  • John Locke: Concerning Civil Government

    John Locke: Concerning Civil Government
    i. no higher law than nature its self ii. no man is to be powered by another
  • The Code of King Hammurabi - 1750 BC

    The Code of King Hammurabi - 1750 BC
    i. what goes around comes around ii. protection against the people
  • Declaration Of The Right Of Man

    Declaration Of The Right Of Man
    i. No one person has the power over another ii. No person can commit harm to another
  • Amendment XV to Constitution of the U.S

    Amendment XV to Constitution of the U.S
    i. every one has a right to vote
  • New Zealand: Election Act

    New Zealand: Election Act
    i. The right for women in New Zealand to vote ii. A large support group from Maori and Pakeha women
  • U.N Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    U.N Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    i. the teaching and educating of respect ii. towards persons of authority and under authority
  • European Member States

    European Member States
    i. creating firm structure for future needs of Europe ii. wanting to improve on democratic issues