EJE CRONOLÓGICO 1ª EVALUACIÓN (Pablo Rodríguez Zamora 4ºD)

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  • Montesquieu

    Montesquieu
    He was one of the greatest philosophers of the Enlightenment. He was born in France in the Late Modern Age (18 century). He was known for his theory of the separation of powers. He wrote "The Spirit of Laws". His political ideas greatly influenced the French Revolution.
  • Voltaire

    Voltaire
    He was one of the greatest philosophers of the Enlightenment. He was born in France in the Late Modern Age (18 century). He was known by the defend of freedom. He wrote "Treatise on tolerance". His political ideas greatly influenced the French Revolution.
  • Rousseau

    Rousseau
    He was one of the greatest philosophers of the Enlightenment. He was born in Sweden in the Late Modern Age (18 century). He was known because he thought that sovereignty should be in people hands. He wrote "The social contract". His political ideas greatly influenced the French Revolution.
  • Encyclopedia

    Encyclopedia
    It was the greatest means of diffusion of the Enlightenment where all the knowledge of that period was collected to make them accessible to the public (always under reason). It was published between 1751 and 1780. It was directed by two French people : D'Alembert and Diderot.
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    He was the first president of the United States (1789-1797). He was born in Virginia in the Late Modern Age (18 century). He is considered the "Father of His Country". He participated in the American Revolution War.
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    He was one of the greatest philosophers of the Enlightenment. He was born in Scotland in the Late Modern Age (18 century). He was known by his theory of right to property and he wanted a free-market economy. He wrote "The Wealth of Nations". His political ideas greatly influenced nowadays (capitalism).
  • United States Declaration of Independence

    United States Declaration of Independence
    Document written by Thomas Jefferson in Philadelphia that proclaimed the thirteen American colonies to be independent of Great Britain. A new nation was formed (USA).
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    He was the third president of the United States (1801-1809). He was born in Virginia in the Late Modern Age (18 century). He is considered one of the Founding Fathers. He was a spokesman for democracy and he was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Congress of Vienna

    Congress of Vienna
    It was an international meeting held in the Austrian capital whose objective were to restore the borders of Europe after the defeat of Napoleon and to return to the Ancien Régime.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
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    Jan 1, 1501
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    ANCIEN RÉGIME

    It was the political, social and economic system in force in Europe in the 18th century. It is characterized by having a stamental society, a subsistence agrarian economy and the absolute monarchy as a form of government.
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    ENLIGHTENMENT

    It was an intellectual trend of the 18th century that criticized the principles of the Ancien Régime. Its ideological bases were reason, natural rights, knowledge and tolerance.