{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Poli. 271 Notes 4

Poli. 271 Notes 4 - 1688 – Glorious Revolution Glorious...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
John Locke The Forge of Modern Liberty: England, the end of Absolutism, and the Liberal Ideal Sources of discontent Henry VIII and the act of Supremacy Anglicanism Protestant reformation Calvinism Presbyterianism Elizabeth Puritanism Revenue Succession James Stuart and Divine Right of Kings Charles Stuart and Monarchical Absolutism James Stuart Succeeded Queen Elizabeth I to the throne of England Scottish King Divine Right of Kings King is ordained by god to rule Authority from god gives rulers absolute power over subjects The English Civil War and Modern Liberty Liberty against tyranny The liberty of property (economic freedom) The liberty of conscience (religious freedom) The liberty of voice (political freedom) English Civil War timeline 1642 – King declares war
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1646 – Parliamentary victory 1649 – Execution of King 1653 – Protectorate established Cromwell, Lord Protector, parliament purged: “Barebones” 1658 – Cromwell dies: Richard (son) assumes power 1660 – Restoration of Charles II
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 1688 – Glorious Revolution Glorious Revolution of 1688 William and Mary of Orange Invited by Parliament Locke’s criticism of Divine Right theory Monarchical authority derives from Adam’s dominion, as granted by God Against Divine Right: Adam’s limited dominion Adam’s heirs’ limited dominion Inconclusive patrimony Inconclusive line of descent What is the purpose of Adam’s right of dominion? The function/purpose of political power is to promote the public good Derivation of political power Imagine there is no authority Whatever people would choose, that is legitimate political power The kind of legitimate authority that is exercised in any relationship is defined by the purpose or function of that relationship Examples of contrasting powers Father-children (natural authority) Master-servant (employer-employee)(conventional authority) Husband-Wife (conventional authority) Lord-Slave (natural authority)...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 3

Poli. 271 Notes 4 - 1688 – Glorious Revolution Glorious...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online