John Beckett 's The Glorious Revolution

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John Beckett mentions that “the Glorious Revolution” has been considered a historical event related to the political issues. The main target of this historical event was to create a commercial freedom in Europe. After this revolution was done, trade relations in Europe went up, and the Bill of Rights was also created in 1689. Today, the Bill of Rights is shown and knowns that it was the first building stone for “the British constitution” because it limited the monarchic power. During the eighteenth century, the period of the Age of Enlightenment is considered “from 1713 to 1789” because Anthony Pagden states that Europe was like “a republic of states,” and it was like a union acting together and talking with one voice. The Age of Enlightenment was totally an act of improvement in trade, preventing and thwarting religion related wars, and monarchic rules. E. P. Thompson mentions that “the first industrial revolution” occurred in England, and he mentions that there were not many modern things, but there was only a clock making industry. The discoveries of new places, peoples and things also brought the Agricultural revolution, financial improvement, and the Enlightenment and the Scientific progress, and all of these new findings and innovations triggered to form the Industrial Revolution in England. Hence, the Glorious Revolution, the Age of Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution should be considered as the first historical roots of the European Union because these
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