the enlightenment

the enlightenment

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  • The Enlightenment was sparked by scientist who used reason during the Enlightenment political thinkers tried to use reason to improved government
  • hello im john locke I believe that people be able to choose who governs them I also had the idea of natural rights that people could own property, have freedom of the press and religious freedom
  • Im jean-jacques Rousseau I believed that the role of the government was to protect the people's "general will" but american people hated the idea.
  • Hi im Baron De Montesquieu I thought of the idea of separation of powers to maintain balance of power within the government with three branches of government legislative, executive and judicial.
  • Im Voltaire I thought of the idea of freedom of speech and I wanted people to choose their own beliefs
  • now you know about the enlightenment philosophers
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