1 go to the following web site:

Go to People - Choose 3 of the people listed and briefly explain their achievements






2 At this site:

What were the negative aspects of the Enlightenment. Do we see people like this today ? Give examples.







3 At this site


Explain the beliefs of the Philosophes. What points of their beliefs do you find attractive, what do you disagree with - WHY ? Explain


4 Voltaire said, "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it"

Putting this statement in the context of the time in which he lived, why do you think he said this - use specific examples (the following website may be of assistance:

Do you agree with Voltaire's statement - why or why not ? Should there be limits placed on free speech. What ?