Chapter 6 section 2 Review

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The new intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought and the power of the individual to solve problems
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Enlightenment
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The willingness of people to hand over their rights to a ruler in exchange for law and order in society
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social contract
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The philospher who believed that all people are born free and equal, with the rights to life, liberty, and property
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John Locke
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The group of social critics in Enlightenment France
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philosophes
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Brilliant French satirist who frequently targeted the clergy, the aristocracy, and the government
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Voltaire
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An influential French writer who wrote that \”Power should be check to power\”
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Thomas Hobbes
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French philosophe Jean Jacques Rousseau believed that the best form of government
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dictatorship
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Women’s contributions to the Enlightenment included these 3 things
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1. urging women to enter male-dominated fields. 2. writing about the inequalities between men and women 3. holding social gatherings called salons for influential people

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