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Who influenced the Bill of Rights?
Voltair, John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau
European art of the 1600's and early 1700's was dominated by a grand, ornate style called?
Baroque
Philosopes used reason to discuss/change...
Social Issues
Who developed the scientific method?
Francis Bacon
Nicolaus Copernicus proposed which theory?
The heliocentric theory.
Issac Newton explained....
the laws of universal gravitation.
Who believed in progress for society?
Philosophes
The Social Contract explains the idea of...
Direct Democracy
What are the correct order of events for the scientific process?
Observation, Question, Hypothesis, Experimentation, Conclusion
What is the difference between Baroque style and neoclassical style art?
Baroque = Grand and Ornate
Neoclassical = Simple and Elegant
Who influenced the writing of the U.S. Constitution to include the branches of government?
Montesquieu
What are the similarities between Thomas Hobbes and Catherine the Great?
The monarch should have absolute authority.
The Enlightenment period promoted...
1. A belief in progress
2. A secular outlook
3. Faith in Science
Who contradicted the ideas of the U.S. Constitution?
Thomas Hobbes
What was the American Colonists' reaction to the Stamp Act?
This was when American colonists protested "taxation without representation."
What document embodied the ideas of the Enlightenment by saying that people should have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Declaration of Independence
What did Thomas Jefferson write?
The Declaration of Independence.
The first national government was created by this document.
Articles of Confederation
Who abolished serfdom?
Joseph II
What did Franz Joseph Hayden, Wolfgang Mozart and Beethoven all have in common?
Composed classical music.
Who was an enlightened despot and ruled Russia?
Catherin the Great
Who was an enlightened despot and ruled Prussia?
Fredrick the Great
Who was an enlightened despot and ruled Austria?
Joseph II
Who edited and published the Encyclopedia?
Denis Diderot
What is the law of universal gravitation?
All physical objects are affected equally by the same force.
What did the Catholic church ban?
The Encyclopedia
Give an example of what the neoclassical style would look like.
A church built in a simple, elegant style.
Who was Henry Fielding?
He was a writer who helped to develop the modern novel?
Francis Bacon
English politician who argued for the adoption of new scientific techniques.
Nicolaus Copernicus
Studied planetary movements and decided that the planets and starts revolved around the sun. This was also known as the Heliocentric Theory.
Who developed analytical geometry?
Galileo Galilei
Who discovered the law of the pendulum and that objects accelerate at a fixed predictable rate.
Edward Jenner
Essay Question: You will have to answer these one your own.
How did John Lock influence the Declaration of Independence? (You must support you answer with specific details.) Pages 630-632 in your text.
Essay Question: You will have to answer these one your own.
How did Locke, Montesquieu, Voltaire and Beccaria influence the U.S. Constitution? (You must support you answer with specific details.) Pages 630-632 in your text.