Atlantic Revolutions and Their Echoes 1750–1914
MARGIN REVIEW QUESTIONS
Q. In what ways did the ideas of the Enlightenment contribute to the Atlantic revolutions?
• The Enlightenment promoted the idea that human political and social arrangements could be engineered, and improved, by human action.
• New ideas of liberty, equality, free trade, religious tolerance, republicanism, human rationality, popular sovereignty, natural rights, the consent of the governed, and social
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