Standard: 7.11.4 ||
rebel: to oppose or fight against someone in authority
John Locke: English philosopher who argued that people formed governments to protect their natural rights.
natural rights: rights that no government can take from them
Montesquieu: French philosopher whose ideas government was composed of three branches (legislature, executive, and judicial).
social contract: an unwritten agreement between people and their government that describes the rights and duties of each
laissez faire: the policy that the economy should be free from governmental regulations
Study Guide Questions
CP 577. What natural rights did the Enlightenment philosophers identify?
CP 579. What were two improvements promoted by enlightenment thinkers?
CYP 579, 1a. How did the Scientific Revolution give rise to the Enlightenment?
CYP 579, 1b. How did the Enlightenment thinkers such as Locke and Rousseau define good government and the rights of citizens?
CYP 579, 2a. What ideas did Voltaire, Wollstonecraft, and Smith Support?
CYP 579, 2b. What made each of these thinkers a reformer?
|Homework: Read chapter 20, section 3, and choose one assignment;