1848 Revolution -> Political Liberalism - Coggle Diagram
1848 Revolution -> Political Liberalism
People's Rights (John Locke' Ideology)
People during this time were fighting for their rights in which case, they were trying to form and take shape of John Locke's ideology on the three essential rights
Life, ownership property and liberty
They were fighting for a better government so they could enforce their civil main rights as John Locke stated.
This was due to the fact John Locke stated that "Governments should protect human rights because people can't do it on their own."
During this time the people were being treated oftenly inhumanly, as knowingly there was a man torture around this era
John Locke also stated that liberty was a free right to any man, further violating the torturous governments thoughts during this revolution
John Locke is known as the father of liberalism because of his numerous uncountable revolutionist ideologies towards men's rights
Reform of Bill
The working class was demanding a voting system, due to the fact the current government at the era wasn't truly enforcing the true human basic rights to the social medium working class
As for this, they were trying to revolutionize the current governmental system at the time which was unfair to the people, in which instead, people could vote for who they thought should be ultimate ruler, also known to the modern day as "Democracy"
They created this system so the average person in the average wealth could have their vote and opinion counted
John Stuart Bill
"On Liberty" essays
Responsible government and efficient administration
A fundamental mechanism for the development of individuals is democratic politics
Adequate education and political participation / representation are essential for the formation of good citizens.
In the essay "On liberty" is established individuality requires: Freedom and variety of situations
the most gifted and capable prosper and guarantee a level of political and economic freedom that benefits all.
Simón, P. La democracia según John Stuart Mill. Retrieved 19 January 2021, from
He said that the existence of voting and democracy were to represent the interests of individuals.
He believed that voting requirements raised the education of the people
People's participation led to a better future and life
Since bill defended the equality of women, obligatory education, birth control and public ownership of natural resources, in parliament he was considered radical.
(“Biography of John Stuart Mill ( His life. history, bio summary)” n.d.)
Biography of John Stuart Mill ( His life. history, bio summary). Retrieved 19 January 2021, from
DIrect connection to the Revolution:
The people in this revolution were looking for a significant change in the way they were being treated
A reform was needed to keep order in between the people and the higher ups, given the fact the higher ups had too much power in their hands compared to the people or the townsville
The people were not given the attention they needed, due to the fact that most people were often dying of unfair causes because of the higher ups and their corruption
Overall in many cases, a single higher state person could have way more power than an entire city worth of people.
Overall this lead to massive corruption, given the fact that they were not thinking of the people at all, but rather about their own interests
liberalism recognizes individual rights and duties
Before the government of Louis Napoleon, the government of Louis-Philippe left France in a very terrible crisis thanks to the mismanagement of the economy
Later, Louis Napoleon proposed another model of government that helped a lot to change the economy of France
Napoleon took into account individual needs
it was believed that the second french revolution succeeded thanks to the terrible government of louis philippe. Among the terrible government decisions made by Louis Philippe, is that he ignored what was established in the first French Revolution and this had terrible consequences
By Santiago Tolosa and Sara Castaño