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Enlightenment Thinkers and their Ideas

Who wrote about natural law Thomas Aquinas
Who believed people were naturally selfish and violent Thomas Hobbes
Who believed that governments should answer to their people John Locke
Who believed that people had natural rights, like life, liberty, and property John Locke
Who believed that government's job should be to protect our natural rights John Locke
Who believed that government was a contract between the rulers and the people they ruled John Locke or Rousseau
Who wrote about the importance of religious freedom Voltaire
Who wrote that the powers of government should be separated Montesquieu
What British document limits royal powers and says the rule of law applies to monarchs Magna Carta
What British document said monarchs couldn't tax the people without the Parliament's consent English Bill of Rights
What British document said people had the right to petition (ask) the king for something English Bill of Rights
What British document said people had a right to a fair and speedy trial by a jury of their peers English Bill of Rights
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