Madame Geoffrin's Salon

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During Enlightenment era, Madame Geoffrin created a salon so the philosophers.writers.scientists. and artists gather together to talk about latest ideas.

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  • In 1700, Madame Geoffrin, one of the famous enlightenment woman, decided to create a salon to hold intellectual discussions for philosophers,writers,artists, and scientists.
  • Enlightenment: The Enlightenment was period in the 1700s when European scientists and philosophers began examining the world through reason, or human intellect, rather than religious or spiritual faith.
  • One day in Madame Geoffrin's salon...
  • Congratulations!
  • Diderot: a Philosopher that believed in Art and Sciences, and one of the authors who wrote the Encyclopedia.
  • Our first Encyclopedia!!!
  • John Adams was a leader of American Revolution and 2nd President of The United States.
  • Er..Oh yes, honey! I hear you...
  • I, Abigail Adams, want women should be allow to do everything that men do. Do you hear me, John?
  • I, Thomas Hobbes, believe that people were naturally aggressive. People should submit to a strong nation.
  • Oh brother..here we go again.
  • John Locke: One of the philosophers who believed in democracy that people had the ultimate power.
  • I, John Locke, believe that we need to be democracy and we need to have our own rights to choose what we want for this country
  • I, Voltaire, believe we should have freedom of speech and religion, and separation of church and state
  • There..there...that would do..
  • Disagree!
  • True!!!
  • Meanwhile...
  • Isaac Newton: A scientist who discovered the Law of Gravity/motion.
  • Great! they are arguing again! Well, Let's just throw this apple and see what will happen. Will it fall down or float in the sky?
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