The Enlightenment

Updated: 10/12/2021
The Enlightenment

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  • John Locke
  • All are born with the right to life, liberty, and property and the government should protect those rights.
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • Man is naturally evil and selfish meaning we should have a king to make sure we behave.
  • Montesquieu
  • Government should be split up or divided into multiple branches.
  • Rousseau
  • Between the people and the government there is a social contract meaning people can exit the contract at any time and follow a new government.
  • Voltaire
  • Religious fanaticism is very bad and there should be a clear divide between the church and the state.