Sep 192010
 

Question by BAFY: How did Enlightenment thinkers, John Locke and Baron de Montesquieu influence the ideas in the US Constitution?
Many of the Constitution’s framers had studied the works of Enlightenment writers.How did Enlightenment thinkers, John Locke and Baron de Montesquieu influence the ideas in the US Constitution?

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Answer by Redskin
john locke- the idea of life, liberty, and property (changed to pursuit of happiness).

montesquieu- seperation of powers

all major points of the constitution

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