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daniel puntiel

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Transcript of Montesquieu

Montesquieu book
"In 1716 he inherited from his uncle the title Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu and the office of Président à Mortier in the Parlement of Bordeaux,"
Anybody that does not agree with him would get punished by getting killed.
Montesquieu anonymous book
He published a book anonymously in 1734.
"In his book he tried to work out the application of his views to the particular case of Rome"
He was trying to make the people in rome see his goverment for who they were.
Montesquieu beliefes in goverment
"Montesquieu argued that the best government would be one in which power was balanced between three groups of goverment"
We use this system in modern times for example the 3 branches of goverment
Montesquieu life
"Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu was born on January 19th, 1689 at La Brède,"
When his dad died in 1713 he returned with his kids.
Montesquieu legacy
A legacy that montesquieu left behind was that system of goverment so that no body woud have way too much power.
"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."
It think it means that justice helps uphold everything
Montesquieu "quotes"
Montesquieu education
"was educated at the Oratorian Collège de Juilly, received a law degree from the University of Bordeaux in 1708",
The he went to paris to keep learning and education going.
Montesquieu quote # 2
"The less men think, the more they talk"
I think it means that if you dont think you will talk more trash
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