Enlightenment people 5-14-13

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  1. Most famous work is Leviathan
    Thomas Hobbes
  2. Man was greedy, selfish, and cruel

    Strong government

    Supported absolute monarchs

    Exchange freedoms for organized society
    Thomas Hobbes
  3. Men should give up their rights and freedoms for an organized society
    Thomas Hobbes
  4. Most famous work was Two Treatises of Government
    John Locke
  5. All men have natural right (life, liberty, and property)

    Government should protect rights
    John Locke
  6. Natural state of mankind is reasonable and moral
    John Locke
  7. The government is limited and protects the right of people
    John Locke
  8. Most famous work was Candide
    Voltaire
  9. He believed in the freedom of speech
    Voltaire
  10. People should be punished through labor

    Everyone has free speech
    Voltaire
  11. Freedom of speech
    Voltaire
  12. Most famous work was Spirit of the Laws
    Baron de Montesquieu
  13. The government's power should be balanced between three branches
    Baron de Montesquieu
  14. There are now three branches of US Government with checks and balances
    Baron de Montesquieu
  15. Most famous work was The Social Contract
    Jean Jacques Rousseau
  16. People were basically good, and that society, and its unequal distribution of wealth, were the cause of most problems
    Jean Jacques Rousseau
  17. Everyone has the right to their land
    Jean Jacques Rousseau

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