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why the enlightenment encouraged revolutions and reforms

why the enlightenment encouraged revolutions and reforms

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  1. The Enlightenment was a movement that took place in the 18th century and encouraged revolutions and reforms. The main driver of this movement was the French Revolution that was caused by the enlightenment.

    The Enlightenment was a time of revolutionary changes in philosophy, science and politics. The enlightenment was a movement that encouraged the idea of a revolution to change the existing systems for the better. This movement was characterised by the use of reason and rational thought to solve problems.

    The enlightenment encouraged people to think freely about subjects such as politics, religion and philosophy. They were encouraged to start thinking for themselves and to form their own opinions about things and to challenge the accepted system of thinking. The enlightenment caused a big change in the way that people lived.

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