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Ch.17.HistoryVocSec1

Ch. 17. History Voc.

TermDefinition
Natural Law Rules discoverable by reason.
Thomas Hobbes 17th century English thinker, set ideas for Enlightenment.
John Locke 17th century English thinker, set ideas for Enlightenment.
Social Contract An agreement by which they gave up their freedom for an organized society.
Natural Rights Rights that belonged to all humans from birth.
Philosophes Enlightenment thinkers.
Montesquieu Early and influential thinker.
Voltaire Probably the most famous philosophe was Francois-Marie Arouet, who took the name Voltaire.
Diderot Worked for years to produce a 28 volume set of books called the Encyclopedia.
Rousseau Believed that people in their natural state wee basically good.
Laissez-Faire Allowed businesses to operate with little or no government interference.
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