The Enlightenment. The Age Of THINKING!. WHAT WOULD YOU DO?. Enlightenment. Time Period during the 18 th Century or between 1700-1799 . People were asking questions . How do we make life better?. Where did the Enlightenment Begin?. The Enlightenment began in France .
The Enlightenment ideas in Europe strongly influenced the American and French Revolutions.
Why might new ideas inspire revolution?
“It is not wisdom but authority that makes a law.”
“Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.”
“Power should be a check to power.”
“Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.”
“Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it.”
In your opinion, which Enlightened Thinker had the most valuable ideas?