The Age of Enlightenment

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The Age of Enlightenment by Mind Map: The Age of Enlightenment

1. Also called Age of the Reason.

2. Divine right: Power directly from God.

3. Revolutions

4. Rulers

5. Thinkers

6. Voltaire, Montesquieu, Locke, Wollstonecraft

7. Reason: the power of the human mind to think and understand in a logical way

8. France, Latin America

9. Enlightened despots: absolute monarchs who applied certain ideas.

9.1. Frederick the Great

10. Bourgeoisie: middle class, made up of relatively prosperous and educated professionals and merchants.

11. Monarchy and the end of it.

11.1. example Louis XVI

12. France suffered from inequality among the social classes, called States.