Summary: The Enlightenment Response

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Abigail Shelton October 8, 2015 Miraya 4B The Enlightenment Response During the Enlightenment, scientists began to challenge the ways of the Old World. People began to advocate for separation of powers to keep one person from holding too much. Ministers started to focus on similarities between churches. They even began to advocate for science in some cases. By the end of the century, many ministers began to doubt the divinity of Christ. Politics changed as well. They began to spread the idea that the people should be able to replace monarchs that weren’t protecting the natural rights of the people. The Enlightenment’s ideas are the foundation of the US Constitution. Without the Enlightenment, we would not have the legislative, executive, and
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