Chapter 6 section 2 Review

The new intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought and the power of the individual to solve problems
Enlightenment
The willingness of people to hand over their rights to a ruler in exchange for law and order in society
social contract
The philospher who believed that all people are born free and equal, with the rights to life, liberty, and property
John Locke
The group of social critics in Enlightenment France
philosophes
Brilliant French satirist who frequently targeted the clergy, the aristocracy, and the government
Voltaire
An influential French writer who wrote that “Power should be check to power”
Thomas Hobbes
French philosophe Jean Jacques Rousseau believed that the best form of government
dictatorship
Women’s contributions to the Enlightenment included these 3 things
1. urging women to enter male-dominated fields.
2. writing about the inequalities between men and women
3. holding social gatherings called salons for influential people

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