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Towards the end of the 18 th century, the French legislators passed the Declaration of the Rights of Men on August 26 1789 that sought to enhance the political and economic liberties of all the citizens. The provisions of the statutes provided the residents of France with equal rights that promoted equality in the society. For instance, the act asserted that people would not be punished not unless they breached a law that had been enacted prior to their act. Moreover, common people had the right to enquire about the operation of the government officers, a political liberty that did not exist before the enactment of the Act. Consequently, the Declaration of the Rights of Men enhanced the economic and political rights of individuals that reduced the resistance from the society. The Declaration of the Rights of Men helped to improve the political rights of the residents of France. For instance, people had the liberty to be associated with legal political institutions. Moreover, the declaration provided the citizens with the opportunity to create the laws that reflected their will through their political representatives. Moreover, the Act enhanced the freedom of expression that allowed the citizens to speak and to write about the political opinion provided that they did not breach the provision of the liberty of expression. Consequently, the residents could raise awareness of the political issues that affected them without fear. In addition, the Act prohibited the use of social classes that did not result in
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