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Why was there a revolution in France?Like the others, France Revolution had a very common starting point in the 18thcentury and fastly become one of the most violent and significant ones in the world.The Age of the Enlightenment is the first reason directly lead to the FranceRevolution and it also was considered the main cause of that event. Many thinkers from the Ageof Enlightenment published a lot of their writings and it did have a huge impact on great France’srevolutionaries. Although it kindled the beginning, those revolutions were not still a reaction ofthe Enlightenment, but it was spreading rapidly across Europe and challenged the old order,especially, Isaac Newton, a scientist, and John Locke, a writer. Locke is the person who rose hisvoice for human rights. He believed that every people should be allowed to choose thegovernment they want. He accused the old order did not protect the natural right of life, liberty,and property. Those questions lighted the questions for the government and also at that time, theidea of the Enlightenment came to action.

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