enlightenment

enlightenment

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  • Enlightenment
  • The Enlightenment was a period when society saw reason as a "light" that exposes errors, or mistakes and helped to solve natural problems and make life better.
  • John Locke
  • I feel government was to protect the rights of people and if it didn't then the people had the right to abolish government or break the contract and create the a new one
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • I feel it was the government's duty to implement policies deemed beneficial for the general public
  • Baron de Montesquieu
  • I promoted the idea of separation of power and checks and balance. I admired the English system of limited government.
  • Voltaire
  • I opposed the government supporting one religion and forbidding others. I believed God created the world and set it in motion. Then he allowed natural law to run itself.
  • The End
  • I learned that Enlightenment philosophers all had a very different perspectives
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