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Ideas of French Enlightenment

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Hobbes
Absolutism
Locke
give up rights but not all, have choice to switch if ruler fails, say in laws
voltaire
no one should be persecuted for there beliefs
Montesqieu
Idea of a constitutional gov't all powers in a gov't should be seperated in 3 branches judicial, legislative, executive
Rousseau
Direct Democracy
Wolstonecraft
fought for women education
Caesar Biccaria
torture and death aren't good penalties, must be proved guilty, basic rights until proved guilty
Adam Smith
gov't shouldn't intervene in buisness, "laissez-faire"