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1 Democracy is a system of government in which people choose their rulers by voting for them in the election. Democracy is a system of government in which people choose their rulers by voting for them in the election.

2 DEMOCRACY Is based on the idea that everyone should have equal rights and should be involved in making important decisions Is based on the idea that everyone should have equal rights and should be involved in making important decisions

3 The four most important principles of democracy: Right to vote Right to vote Right to travel Right to travel Free market Free market Right to speak freely Right to speak freely

4 History of Democracy

5 Athens The democracy emerged in ancient Athens, but it was only men who got the right to vote. The women and the slaves were not allowed to vote.

6 Mateusz Warakomski as Perykles says that democracy is based on the majority of citizens.

7 Rome The real power of Rome laid in the hands of aristocrats and high goverment officials and was divided according diffrent institutions. The real power of Rome laid in the hands of aristocrats and high goverment officials and was divided according diffrent institutions. Cyceron claims that power of the state comes from it’s people.

8 England-13th Century In the English monarchy king had the power however, it was in the interest of the Knights that this power be limited. In 1215 the King introduced a bill of rights called Magna Charta Libertatum. Nearly 50 years later King John came into conflict whit his people and these events gave birth to a first assembly of state representatives which would later reshape and become the parliament made up the House of Commons and the House of Lords. In the English monarchy king had the power however, it was in the interest of the Knights that this power be limited. In 1215 the King introduced a bill of rights called Magna Charta Libertatum. Nearly 50 years later King John came into conflict whit his people and these events gave birth to a first assembly of state representatives which would later reshape and become the parliament made up the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

9 16th and 17th century Poland The democracy in Poland belonged to nobles and rich people. The women had no right to vote. The system was different from others, because it was not based on a majority vote but raher on a fully binding agreement among all representatives.

10 Dagmara Czapla as Jan Firlej-the defender of the principle of free creed.

11 France During the French revolution (1783) a declaration of rights and freedom was introduced and guaranted the people equality in the eyes of the law. The declaration was based on the respect of the basic human rights which included freedom of the individual, freedom of ownership and a guarante of safety and security. It also guaranted sovereinty and independence of the country where all governing powers were elected by the citizens. During the French revolution (1783) a declaration of rights and freedom was introduced and guaranted the people equality in the eyes of the law. The declaration was based on the respect of the basic human rights which included freedom of the individual, freedom of ownership and a guarante of safety and security. It also guaranted sovereinty and independence of the country where all governing powers were elected by the citizens.

12 18th Century America The first constitution in the world.

13 George Washington-one of the fathers of American Constitution. The American system was based on three levels of powers which included legislative responsible for introducing new laws, executive which exercised the laws, and the courts which dealt with settling disputes according to the law.

14 The Łazienki Royal Palace. The Łazienki Royal Palace was the king’s Stanislas Augustus Poniatowski Summer Palace. It was known as „the Palace Upon the Water”.

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16 Suffragettes in America and Europe XIX-XX. Throughout most of history women generally have had fewer legal rights and career opportunities than men. Wifehood and motherhood were regarded as women’s most significant professions. In the 20th century however, women in most nations won the right to vote and increased their educational and job opportunities. Throughout most of history women generally have had fewer legal rights and career opportunities than men. Wifehood and motherhood were regarded as women’s most significant professions. In the 20th century however, women in most nations won the right to vote and increased their educational and job opportunities.

17 Women’s right to vote in Sweden In Sweden the proposal about women’s right to vote came to the Parliament in 1884, but it got a weak support. The real fight began first in At the election in 1921, the was the first time women got to vote and they could even be eligible to the local government election. The election in 1921 ended with five women in the parliamet.

18 Constitution of May 3, 1791 Constitution of May 3, May the first constitution in Europe. The Constitution introduced political equality between towns people and nobility and placed the peasants under the protection of the government.

19 Original manuscript of The 3th May Constitution.

20 Humans right declaration-1948 The tragic events of World War II brought forth the impotance of the notion of basic human rights for all living humans, rights which cannot be violated by any government including democratic governments an assembly of the United Nations organization drawn up a declaration of basic human rights. It specified that all humans are born free and equal, all posses the right to live, work and rest.

21 Eleonora Rosvelt with the Declaration of Human Rights.

22 UPRISING IN WARSAW Was an armed struggle during the Second World War by the Polish Home Army, to liberate Warsaw from German occupation and Nazi rule. It started on 1 August 1944 as part of a nationwide uprising, Operation Tempest. Was an armed struggle during the Second World War by the Polish Home Army, to liberate Warsaw from German occupation and Nazi rule. It started on 1 August 1944 as part of a nationwide uprising, Operation Tempest.

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24 MUSEUM OF WARSAW’S UPRISING The heart of the Museum beats for those who fought and died and for those who surviwed. It is a symbol of our remembrance and a tribute to the Warsaw Rising and those who participated in it.

25 Democracy in Sweden today. Sweden is ruled by a parliament. It consists of about 349 members from 7 political parties. Those parties are: Moderaterna, Folkpartiet, Miljopartiet, Centerpartiet, Vansterpartiet, Socialdemokraterna and kristdemokraterna. In Sweden we choose a new president every fourth year.

26 WINSTON CHURCHILL said: „That democracy is the worst system of holding power, but until now no body came up with better solution”

27 This projekt is made by: Karolina Libor Klaudia Janusz Magdalena Morawska Malin Wennbring Evelinn Jonsson Jessica Karlsson

28 The End


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