The Enlightenment

The Enlightenment

Option 1:

Read the following texts and answer the following questions: What is best for society according to these men? How can we make this ideal society a reality?

“Montesquieu: The Spirit of the Laws, 1748,”
“Voltaire: Patrie, in The Philosophical Dictionary, 1752,”
“Jean Jacques Rousseau: The Social Contract, 1763,
Option 2:

Read the following and answer: Which document most successfully integrated the ideas of the Enlightenment and why?

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen