Politics

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  • -507 BCE

    Democracy in Athens

    Democracy in Athens
    The first form of democracy is created
  • -27 BCE

    Roman Republic ends

    Roman Republic ends
    Octavian gets dictatorial powers ending the Roman Republic
  • Two Treatises of Government

    Two Treatises of Government
    John Locke writes Two Treatises of Government outlining some liberal ideals
  • The Spirit of the Laws

    The Spirit of the Laws
    Montesquieu writes The Spirit of the Laws explaining the need for three branches of government
  • Benjamin Franklin writes to James Parker

    Benjamin Franklin writes to James Parker
    Writes about the federal organization of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy
  • The continental congress adopts Declaration of Independence

    The continental congress adopts Declaration of Independence
    This leads to the creation of the US republic
  • Canada formed

    Canada formed
    British North America act creates Canada as in independent country
  • Secret ballot

    Secret ballot
    Canada holds first election with a secret ballot
  • Lenin dies

    Lenin dies
    This leads to Stalin taking over and forming the USSR
  • Persons case

    Persons case
    Determines that women are persons and can be on the senate and have full rights
  • Enabling Act

    Enabling Act
    Hitler passes this to make Germany a dictatorship
  • First Nations people suffrage

    First Nations people suffrage
    First Nations people allowed the right to vote in Canada
  • Soweto uprisings

    Soweto uprisings
    Students protest the majority tyranny laws that don’t allow for the to learn in their preferred language
  • Reform party created

    Reform party created
    One key platform is the triple E senate
  • Referendum on Charlottetown accord

    Referendum on Charlottetown accord
    Fails to pass and would have included speacial rights for francophone and First Nations people.
  • George W. Bush wins

    George W. Bush wins
    George W. Bush wins without winning a majority
  • Bill c16

    Bill c16
    Harper Government passed bill c16 an act to amend the Canada Election Act
  • President Mugabe blames UK

    President Mugabe blames UK
    President Mugabe blames UK for a cholera outbreak using them as a scapegoat