What were the results of the enlightenment?
THE RESULT: The Enlightenment was the start of democracy
and also the start of science in this world. It is the root of the
technical and scientific world we see today. It was a contributing
factor in the American and French Revolutions. Enlightenment
thinking reflected in the U. S. Declaration of Independence.
European thought became centered on the belief in reason, science,
individual rights, and the progress of civilization.