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Democracy Time Line

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Transcript of Democracy Time Line

Journey of Democracy
Where: Canada

Significance/who is included: The Charter made certain rights to Canadian citizens. The Charter was signed into law by Queen Elizabeth II of Canada on April 17, 1982 along with the rest of the Act.
Where: Palais de Chaillot, Paris

Significance/who is included: The Declaration came from the experience of the WWII and represents the first global expression of Human Rights.
Where: Canada

Significance/who is included: This bill was passed by Robert Borden, aiming the Liberals to join the Conservatives in the formation of the Canadian Unionist government. While the bill was an attempt to get more votes for the government, it was also the first act giving women the vote in federal elections.
Where: United Kingdom

Significance/who is included: The act made legislative equality for the self-governing Dominions of the British Empire with the United Kingdom,. The Statute of Westminster's relevance today sets the basis for the continuing relationship between the Commonwealth realms and the Crown
Where: Quebec, Canada

Significance/who is included: Thérèse Casgrain campaigned to get women in Quebec the right to vote in provincial elections. The legislation finally passed on a spring day in 1940, marking a new era for the women of Quebec.
Where: Canada

Significance/who is included: John Diefenbaker gave non-enfranchised Aboriginals the right to vote in federal elections.
580 BC
The Birth Of Democracy
Bibliography
1215 AD
The Magna Carta
Where: England

Significance/who is included: The Magna Carta limited the power of King John, It required the king to renounce certain rights and to accept that the will of the king could be bound by law. The Magna Carta was the first step in a long historical process leading to the rule of constitutional law.
Where: Ancient Greece

Significance/who is included: All Athenian citizens (men who owned land) are granted equal say in the senate. Each man is given one vote regarding major decisions affecting the community
1776
American Declaration
of Independence
Where: Great Britain

Significance/who is included: The continental congress announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain were now independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire. They formed a new union called the United States of America.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence#Signing
Where: France

Significance/who is included: The Americans were looking to revolt against England.The French Revolution changed the entire way France is run. The powers were giving to the people not just the King and Queen.
1789-1794
French Revolution
1863
Emancipation Proclamation
Where:

Significance/who is included: President Lincoln set free all the black slaves in states. Though it was strictly beyond Lincoln's powers, the declaration turned the war into a crusade against slavery.
1867
British North America Act
Where: Canada

Significance/who is included: The Act created a federal dominion and defined the Government of Canada, including its federal structure, the House of Commons, the Senate, the justice system, and the taxation system.
1917
Wartime Elections Act
1931
Statue of Westminister
1940
Thérèse Casgrain helps women
get the right to vote
http://www.elections.ca/res/eim/article_search/article.asp?id=79&lang=e&frmPageSize=10
Where: India

Significance/who is included: The first Prime Minister of India and a Indian politics. He emerged as the leader of the Indian Independence Movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi.
1947
Jawaharlal Nehru
becomes Prime Minister of India
1948
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
1960
Natives are granted the
right to vote
1982
Charter of Rights and Freedoms
1989
Fall of the Berlin Wall
Where: Berlin, Germany

Significance/who is included: The East and West Germany were separated for years by the Berlin wall. The wall fell down showing that Germany was reunited and that a wall was not needed to separate the people any longer.
1994
Nelson Mandela elected
President of South Africa
Where: South Africa

Significance/who is included: A South African politician who served as President of South Africa. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative, multiracial election. His government focused on institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magna_Carta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution
http://www.history.com/topics/emancipation-proclamation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_Act,_1867
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wartime_Elections_Act
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statute_of_Westminster_1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jawaharlal_Nehru
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Declaration_of_Human_Rights
http://www.canadiana.ca/citm/themes/aboriginals/aboriginals12_e.html#vote
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Charter_of_Rights_and_Freedoms
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Wall
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela
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