Government though it wasnt a perfect one it still

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government, though it wasn’t a perfect one, it still highlighted a clear, and overwhelming balance of power, shifting it to the hands of the people and their states. This though was cleaned and put into an effective and useful play later as the government was developed from its articles of confederation to the bill of rights. Though this may seem insignificant, this enlightened thinker
really did give us the frameworks of what we base our government on today and the idea this thinker, changed the way out entier government functions. Furthermore, when we look at the Colonial Independence movement, we should see how these thinkers paved the way for our founding fathers. Whether it be a large influence or a small one that developed more over time, the declaration of independence and the first articles of confederation were written with these ideas in mind. Without philosophers like these and their forward-thinking attitudes, there wouldn’t be such thing as revolutions, and democracy as we know it would be completely changed. The Enlightenment heavily influenced the Colonial Independence movement and the ideas of Rousseau, Locke, and Montesquieu is definitely the influence behind what was written in the Declaration of independence and what fueled the colonists to separate from Britain.

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