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Rise of Democratic Ideas. Outline Legacy of Greece and Rome – A Limited Democracy – Greek Changes – A Roman Republic Democracy in England – Reform of.

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1 Rise of Democratic Ideas

2 Outline Legacy of Greece and Rome – A Limited Democracy – Greek Changes – A Roman Republic Democracy in England – Reform of Law – Growth of Parliament – A Constitutional Monarchy

3 A Limited Monarchy Many different governments formed in Greek city-states around 2000 B.C. – Monarchy – Rule by king – Aristocracy – Rule by nobility – Oligarchy – Rule by small groups of citizens – Democracy – Rule by citizens Greece – Athens, the largest city-state, began an early form of democracy

4 Greek Changes Following the Persian Wars, Athenians looked to a man named Pericles – Increased paid public officials – Expanded gov’t participation to the poor Democracy would last in Greece until the fall of Athens to Macedonia

5 A Roman Republic Romans began ruling Italian peninsula around 600 B.C. Developed a Republic, in which people elected rulers to make decisions Biggest impacts: – Separation of powers – Written legal code – View of citizen as PART of state rather than a SUBJECT

6 Reform of Law 1066 – William of Normandy defeats British, begins changes – End of feudalism – Centralized gov’t – Development of democracy Henry II (descendant of William) rules from – Established juries and the use of common law

7 Growth of Parliament John, another successor, would rule from – Upset nobles in 1215 with high taxes to pay for war – Magna Carta signed in 1215 Major source for individual rights Parliament made up of nobles also created to represent the people Over the years, Parliament would gain more rights and responsibilities

8 3-2-1 Exit Slip 3 things you learned 2 things you found interesting 1 thing you still have questions about


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