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Athens

A city-state, where democracy was first implemented

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Pericles

A statesman who ruled in Athens; helped its economy thrive and was first to implement democracy

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Democracy

Form of government in which the people held power

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Plato - "philosopher kings"

Believed that Republic is an ideal form of government and that all people are born equal

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Aristotle - rule of law

Believed that everyone should be under the law

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Judeo-Christian tradition

Believed that all people are equal

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Monotheistic

Belief In one god

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Magna Carta

Document saying that the monarch also had to obey the law

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Roman Law

The first civilization to have written down laws

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Absolute Monarch

Government where monarch has complete control of government

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Limited Monarchy

Government where monarch has limited power

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Habeas Corpus

Principle where a person cannot be sent to jail without being charged with a crime

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English Bill of Rights

Bill that included the Magna Carta, the Monarch had consent with parliament before taking action and other rights