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    • The Enlightenment English and French Philosophers
    • John Locke (1632-1704)
      • English
      • Individuals have natural rights: life, liberty, and property
      • People have the right to change their government if it becomes oppressive
    • Montesquieu (1689-1755)
      • French
      • The best government is divided into judicial, legislative, and executive branches; this provides checks on political power.
    • Voltaire (1694-1778)
      • French
      • Freedom of thought and speech
      • Freedom of Religion
      • Separation of Church and State
    • Rousseau (1712-1778)
      • French
      • Government must be created and controlled by the people (popular sovereignty)
      • Govt. should secure freedom, equality, and justice for all
    • Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)
      • English
      • Equality should be extended to women as well as men
      • Women should have the right to an education and the right to vote