Enlightenment In The Long 18th Century

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European politics, philosophy, science and also communications were carefully reoriented. During the period of the ‘’Long 18th century’’ (1685-1815) part of the movement referred to by its participants as the age of reason, or simply called ‘’The Enlightenment’’. Its important century is the 17th century it included the Englishmen, Francis Bacon and natural philosophers of the scientific revolution, Included Galileo, Kepler and Leibniz. Its roots were usually traced back to the 1680s. The American and French revolutions were directly influenced by the enlightenment ideals and appropriately pointed the peak of its influence. According to one source, ‘’the most likely cause of the enlightenment was the thirty years’ war. The horrible disastrous
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