Ideas And Goals Of The French Revolution

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The Enlightenment, the Declaration of Rights of Men and Citizens, and Napoleon are all correlated through various ideas and goals. Many of these ideas and goals shaped the world that we live in today. As living in this world, you will know that ideas and goals change throughout time and can alter future events. The 1700s –1800s consist of great examples of ideas and goals altering future events shown through the Enlightenment, the Declaration of Rights of men and Citizens, and Napoleon’s rule. The main ideas of the Enlightenment were reason, individualism, Fraternity, and skepticism. These main Enlightenment ideas triggered many goals for the French Revolution throughout the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizens. These goals were equality in all men, religious toleration, freedom of speech, and promotion Democracy. Throughout all the Enlightenment ideas and goals of the French Revolution, Napoleon did uphold Enlightenment ideas through the Napoleonic Code, but he mostly betrayed Enlightenment ideas because of when he declared himself an Emperor and when he disposed his fellow monarchs and appointed members of his family/friends to those posts. The Enlightenment sparked and altered many future events because of its significant ideas. The main ideas of the Enlightenment were reason, individualism, Fraternity, and skepticism. The Enlightenment was a time for people to use reason and represent individualism because people were skeptical of old beliefs, and therefore they
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