enlightenment outline

The Enlightenment is a combination of the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution, marked with a sense of less spirituality and more secularism.  Less spirituality, more secularism.  During this time, people questioned authority more than ever before. People wanted equality – or at least semi-equality – where the masses weren’t dirt-poor and the middle class totally unobtainable. Not only were more people learned (thanks to the printing press in the Renaissance), but they were also able to apply that newfound knowledge in exploring their world.  People in Paris came together in Salons, where they spoke as intellectuals, listened to the popular music of the day, and read stories. (beatnik generation gatherings? )

A new medium for spreading knowledge is gaining a strong foothold. People use this forum to not only share information but also as entertainment. For instance:  Charles de Second de Baron de Montesquieu. In The Persian Letters, he openly mocked the kings and nobility of the time.

Over 20 years, produced a 28-volume set of encyclopedias, which the French gov’t tried to ban.. which only made people want to read them more. Charles de Second de Baron de Montesquieu . In the spirit of the Law, Montesquieu proposed limited monarchy, checks and balances in gov’t, and a separation of powers. Voltaire – A social reformist who supported free speech, “I do not agree with a word that you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it. ” (later exiled for speaking out against the gov’t).

Adam Smith – British economist who supported the natural laws of economics.  Mary Wollstonecraft – “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman” – believed that women weren’t naturally inferior to men, but lacked education.

Baroque Period – late 1600s – early 1700s. Baroque – dramatic, heavy music (symphonic death metal). Fugue – Single or Multiple melodies weaved together with slight variations. Johann Sebastian Bach. George Frederick Handel. Counterpoint – weaves two or more melodies together.

"Looking for a Similar Assignment? Order now and Get a Discount!

Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.


Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.


Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.


Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.


Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.

Get better grades effortlesslyIt’s cheaper than you might think

Effortlessly get the essays and grades you need. You can now get any essay, on any subject and at ANY deadline with just 10 minutes of your time (or less). Your professor will love you for it!