applied reason to the human world, stimulated religious tolerance, and fueled democratic revolutions around the world
Bach and Mozart
Composers during the Enlightenment
Painter who painted Liberty Leading the People
author of the first novel
The first novel
the "rebel"- Believed that humans are naturally wicked and the only way to control them was a strong central or absolute government. Wrote "Levithan" (Hobbes-solutism)
People have rights of life, land, and liberty and the government's job is to protect those rights. Wrote "Two Treatises on Government." (Life, land, liberty, Locke)
Separation of power. Wrote "Spirit of Laws"
Believed in direct deomcracy and that government is a social contract between rulers and the people. Wrote, "The Social Contract" (Rou-social contract)
Separaration of church and state, freedom of speech, freedom of religion.
American government documents inspired by the Enlightenment
Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, and the Bill of Rights