Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen Essay | Essay

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Bill of Rights & Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

Summary: Declarations of the Rights of Man and Citizen had many similar ideas and influences from the Bill of Rights and enlightenment philosophers. They both provided similar principles about taxation, protection against ex post facto, application of criminal law and each puts forward principles of innocent until proven guilty, freedom of speech, press and religion.
The Bill of Rights and Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen are based on the same principles of natural rights; therefore each document is similar in protecting the people's natural rights. However, despite their similarities, their differences are apparent due to the social situations in which they were adopted. The Bill of Rights stood to protect the freedoms of each individual by establishing a democratic government. The French Revolution eliminated the hierarchy of class and established equality among men with the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen. Several influences from past philosophers and documents assisted the frame work of the Bill of Rights and Declaration of Rights and Citizen.

Declarations of the Rights of Man and Citizen had many similar ideas and influences from the Bill of Rights and enlightenment philosophers. They both provided similar principles about taxation, protection against ex post facto, application of...

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