This is an essay on the changes in history and how certain people helped this change.

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Did you ever realize how the history of the world has gone from bad to greatly improving various times? Mohandas Gandhi, a helpful historical man, makes the great statement "When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and of love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and, for a time, they can seem invincible, but, in the end, they always fall. Think of it, always." By him saying that shows that there are certain times when certain things are excepted and little by little each thing gets improved to what it really should be. Just as John Locke pointed out in the Declaration of the Rights of Men, men should have the human rights they deserve like life, liberty, property and also to replace a government if they do not protect them as they should. Some helpful resources that help us conclude that history has been changing for the better are: The Enlightenment, King and Parliament (Great Britain), Nationalism and Revolution and Industrial Revolution.

The way that these topic specify things throughout history I agree with Gandhi in saying that if you wait time will bring better times, showing that history has in fact progressed.

In the Enlightenment people such as John Locke and Thomas Hobbes argued against each other by saying how people have human rights and that they are cruel to begin with. In a more optimistic view of people, John Locke stated that people were not generally bad to begin with and that when they are born they all have the same rights, life, liberty, and property. "Men being, as has been said, by nature all free, equal, and independent, no one can be put out of this estate and subjected to the political power of another without...