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Period Introduction Quiz-Enlightenment in Europe and the Americas The Enlightenment was a time of great tension between the ideals of __________ . Answer s: tradition and progress philosophy and literature poetry and drama religion and Deism The late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries in England and France in particular were a time of great tension between tradition and progress; i.e., between those who believed in ancient (or classical) ideals and those who believed in progress and modernity. This tension can also be understood in terms of an allegiance to either permanence (tradition) or change (modernity).
Question 2 Enlightenment philosophers and writers, regardless of their belief in tradition or progress, tended to value which of the following?

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