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the centuries of the philosophes started in the 17th and 18th century. The philosopheshoped to improve their society and they believed the tool to find out the truth there was naturallaws.John locke was writing about government and he wrote these words in 1690 and it was86 years before the declaration of independence. When locke says all men are naturally in astate of perfect freedom within the bounds of the law of nature he means the limit of the law ofnature. Locke says about about human equality is that everybody has liberty,freedom and are allequal to each other.According to Locke people provide for themselves if the government fellsor locke recommends the branches of legislation and execution to take over if it fails. Locke'smain idea is that everybody is equal and the same.what happens at the Royal Exchange in London? The representativesof all nationsmeet for the benefit of mankind. According to Voltaire he thinks that it would be good for englandto have

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John Locke, Voltaire, United States Declaration of Independence, Age of Enlightenment, Jean Jacques Rousseau, nature Locke

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