Enlightenment and Revolution (1707-1850)
Ch. 18 The Enlightenment and the American Revolution ( 1707-1800)
Section 1 Philosophy in the Age of Reason
Lesson Plan Focus
Enlightenment thinkers tried to apply the laws of nature to human society. Their political ideas included the concepts of natural rights, separation of power, checks and balances, and freedom of thought. Their economic ideas included the policies of laissez faire and a free market.
1) Define the Vocabulary words
2) Answer the Caption Questions, pp. 446, 450.