Question by Alex P: How was the Declaration and the Constitution influenced by the Enlightenment ideas?
Like specific examples of it influencing the Declaration and Consititution and the enlightenment thinker that supported the idea.
Answer by historybuff
They adopted the ideas of belief in reason; democracy (rather than tyranny); and in the liberty, equality and brotherhood of everyone.
Enlightenment thinkers supporting these ideas included the French philosophes (philosophers) Voltaire, Rousseau and Diderot.
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