This PowerPoint presentation covers the Age of Enlightenment in great detail. It begins with a comprehensive definition of the Enlightenment. It then covers the major political thinkers of the Enlightenment highlighting their key beliefs. In addition, it describes the Philosophes and Salons. The Enlightenment's impact on the economy and music is also discussed. The PowerPoint ends by relating how the enlightenment impacted the American and French Revolutions. Placeholder slides are included for easy insertion of images and a skeleton outline is provided for student note taking. Several think-pair-share questions are interspersed throughout the PowerPoint to engage students and encourage discussion.