Chapter 10.2 Analysis

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In this essay I’m going to be talking about the C.S.S.S 10.2. 10.2 talks about the Glorious Revolution of England, the American Revolution, and the French Revolution and their enduring effects worldwide on the political expectations for self-government and individual liberty. 10.2.1 talks about the major ideas of philosophers and their effects on the democratic revolutions in England, the United States, France, and Latin America. 10.2.2 talks about the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the American Declaration of Independence, the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, and the U.S. Bill of Rights. 10.2.3 talks about the unique character of the American Revolution, its spread to other parts of the world, and its continuing…show more content…
The American Revolution occurred during an era of revolutionary movements. Not all revolutions succeeded in creating a stable democracy. For example, after the French Revolution in 1789, France fell into chaos, as people rebelled against many traditions. A dictatorship took over in1799. By contrast, the American colonists rebelled mainly against British rule. After the revolution, they established laws that protected individual rights balanced with representative national and state governments. The American Revolution was the first of a series of wars for independence that shared some common beliefs. Shared ideas included an emphasis on individual rights and the idea that a government’s power comes from the…show more content…
Constitution has influenced political systems throughout the world. In the U.S. Constitution, federalism, powers are shared between the national government and the 50 state governments. In the world today, South Africa, power is shared between the national government and the governments of the nine provinces. In the world today, separation of powers, in the U.S. Constitution, there are 3 branches of government, legislative, executive, and judicial. In the world today, South Korea has 3 branches of government as well, parliament, a court system, and a president. In the world today, the principle of popular sovereignty is liberties and privileges are guaranteed to each citizen. In the U.S. Constitution the Bill of Rights guarantees freedom of speech, religion, the press, and other rights. In the world today, the UN Declaration of Human Rights says that “all human beings are born free and equal” and should have certain

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