Enlightenment

Rousseau

Bio

  1. Born in June 28, 1712 in Genera, Switzerland.
  2. He was a philosopher. He was also a composer and music theorist.
  3. His main accomplishment was the social contract- an entire society agrees to be governed by the general will.
  4. His views on philosophy of education and religion were actually controversial but never the less influential.

Connection

  • Montesquieu and J. Locke are the 2 friends from the Enlightenment period.
  • Barrack Obama and J.J. Watt are his 2 friends from the 21st century.
  • We chose JJ Watt and Barrack Obama because he would get along with them. They're great.

Quote

"Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it."

Meaning every man has a right to risk his life for the country.

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