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Scientific Revolution was: switch from faith to reason
Which institution was against the Scientific Revolution? the Church
What was the Enlightenment? when intellectuals began to apply social science to society and government. 1600s-1700s
An idea that John Locke believed: all men had natural rights and were born free
An idea that Voltaire believed: people should have the freedom to choose their religion
What is the social contract theory? people agree to be ruled by a government as long as the government protects the people
Thomas Hobbes believed: people were inherently selfish and greedy; they need to be controlled by a strong government
State of nature refers to: how humans are born/are they naturally good or evil
Locke believed if a government did not protect natural rights: the government should be replaced
Rousseau believed: government should be ruled by the general will of the people
Montesquieu argued for: separation of powers in the government
Mary Wollstonecraft believed: all women have the natural right to education and freedom
Adam Smith is considered the father of: capitalism
Capitalism has to do with the Enlightenment because Smith believed the government should be limited and stay out of the economy
Created by: cassandra_lock