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Democracy Timeline

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Ghewa Hamadeh

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Transcript of Democracy Timeline

Democracy Timeline
by:
Rachel Z. & Ghewa H.

Plato
427-347BC

Plato was a strong believer in the idea that everyone should get a higher level of education. He contributed to democracy by influencing the idea of academic education.
Greece
407-399 BC
Socrates is seen as a founder of Western Philosophy. He contributed to democracy by influencing individuals to question what they are told.

Worldwide
1960's
The civil rights movement brought african americans into the "political mainstream". This opened every ones' eyes to the fact that there should be equal rights and freedoms regardless of race.
Roman Italy
510 - 27 BC
The nobles become represented in the assembly. Governmental power becomes divided between them. The extent of the empire and the conflict leads to a decline in democracy in favor of strong dictators.

South Africa
1994
Nelson Mandela became the first democratically- elected president of South Africa.
Chile
1970
Salvador Allende of Chile becomes the first democratically-elected Marxist
Canada
1867
Canada became a country and formed the Confederation.
They decided...
1. Canada would be a federal union with 2 levels of government ( federal, provincial)
2. Canada would have a central parliament with 3 parts ( monarch, senate, house of commons)


Roman Republic
27BC-509AD


Republican form of government where one person speaks for many, which contributed to the base of the democratic government.
Quebec
1864
England
1028-1087 AD

King William The Conqueror: established a census called "Domesday Book" which helped determine how much he should tax his people. This helped establish the modern day taxing system in North America.
George Brown gave two elements of the original union that he believed were critical. 1. The government would be a parliamentary democracy under a monarch.
2. There would be a central federal government, and smaller provincial governments for Quebec and smaller provinces to have say.
Italy
Machiavelli
1469-1527


Machiavelli contributed to the American democracy by influencing the idea of stability and order.
Lord Durham was sent to do a report on Canada's development. His major reccomendations were that the two colonies would be brought into one assembly with representation by population.

England
1632-1715

John Locke believed that people had natural rights of life, liberty and property. This made him a significant influence on the Bill of Rights.

British North America
1838
France
1694-1755


Voltaire fought for tolerance, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and reason. He influenced the bill of rights.
France
1789-1799
The French Revolution causes the removal of the king (Louis the XVI) power is transferred from an absolute monarchy, to a republic based on rights of people (woman cannot vote).
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