This 34-slide Power Point presentation includes a skeleton outline for easy note-taking by the students. The presentation covers the wide influence of the Enlightenment by featuring a variety of topics. It begins by giving a definition of the Enlightenment. It then covers six major political thinkers from the Enlightenment, including their major beliefs. The prensentation also covers the five major beliefs of the Philosophes, including information on the three most famous philosophes. It then goes on to cover salons, major discoveries of the Enlightenment, music, and economics. The presentation then closes with a brief overview of two major political revolutions that were based on Enlightenment ideas.