Age of Enlightenment

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Age of Enlightenment 18th century The Age of Reason, and the Political, Scientific and Industrial Revolutions critical questioning of traditional institutions belief in rationality and equality of men Reason—the foundation of progress, freedom and equality The American Declaration of Independence,
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Rational Humanism Progress through learning Individual freedom to learn Freedom to think for oneself Reason—basis of progress, peace, harmony
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The P hilosophes The philosophes (French for philosophers ) were the intellectuals of the 18th century public intellectuals who applied reason to the study of philosophy, history, science, politics, economics and social issues. promoted public education, democracy, and a "republic of letters" that crossed national boundaries and allowed intellectuals to freely exchange books and
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The revolt of the colonies against the British Empire Rejection of the authority of the British Parliament to govern without representation—no taxation without representation. The
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