A statement of revolutionary ideals adopted by France's National Assembly in 1789; this document reflected the influence of Enlightenment ideas and the declaration of independence. This document stated that, "men are born and remain free and equal in rights. The aim of all political association is the preservation of the national rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression."This guaranteed citizens equal justice, freedom of speech, and freedom of religion. As the French embraced these principles, "Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity" became the slogan of the revolution. However, this document did not apply to Women.