In 1993 the US Catholic Conference defined just cause like this:
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In some ways, musical art reached its apex during the Enlightenment, as figures such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Haydn produced masterpieces that may not be possible today. Although the artists were still largely subservient to the royal patronage system, sardonic paintings such as Goya's were created. Art was becoming more political. Revolutionary political writing became the backbone of the American and French revolutions.
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In theory, the Enlightenment would make the lives of Jews better, but its promise was greater than its reality. Prussian Emperor Frederick the Great was supposedly a man of the Enlightenment, and he passed a law regarding Jews in 1750. The law was a mixed blessing, which distinguished between "ordinary" and "extraordinary" Jews, and enacted some oppressive economic measures, but the Enlightenment improve the lives of European Jews. In 1773, the King of Sweden allowed Jews to migrate there, and in 1782, the Austrian Emperor issued an edict of tolerance for Jews. However, where the Enlightenment really helped Jews was across the ocean in the British colonies of North America. There were about a thousand Jews in the colonies, and that number would grow greatly. The Enlightenment began in France, and was probably , which many Frenchmen had profound respect for. One endemic problem of settling the Americas was settlers running off and "." European settlers often saw the native way of life as superior to European ways, and ran off to join the Indian tribes. The converse, Indians running to join the white man's "civilization," .