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Unformatted text preview: freedom of press, equality in the eyes of the law, equal taxation, and absolute power to the nation instead of a government body or single ruler, this declaration appeased the enlightenment writers call for reforms. Enlightenment writers saw the need for a new type of government and the essential fall of absolutism because of the unequal treatment of the people that came with absolutism. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen brought these reforms about....
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- Spring '07