Montesquieu

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Where was he born? What year?

Montesquieu was born in La Brede, France on the 18th of January, 1689.

What was his job?

He was a philosopher and author, as well a lawyer.

Who could he be friends with now? Why?

1. Barack Obama: I think he could be friends with Obama because they seem to know what is best for the states/government.

2. The Supreme Court: They believe in the Separation of Powers because they feel that is the best for everyone.

Famous Quote

"To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them."

I believe he is saying that to be stronger, you'd have to stand with the people and be unified to overcome any obstacle together, rather than ruling over them.