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The change in worldview of Europeans brought about by scientific discoveries and technological advancements during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries is often referred to as? and chemistry, was called the
Who is considered the father of modern science?
What is the most famous discovery attributed to Isaac Newton?
laws of gravitation
Who is the French philosopher and mathematician, whose first principle is "I think, therefore I am"?
Maximilien de Robespierre
What is inductive reasoning?
the drawing of inferences or conclusions using reason
a logical process in which a conclusion is based on accepted premises
a logical process that starts with incomplete data and proceeds to the likeliest explanation
a logical process that makes broad generalizations from specific observations
What religious philosophy is based on natural law and reason?
The economic doctrine that says government should intervene as little as possible in the direction of economic affairs is called
What is an example of representative government, which depends on the participation of the governed?
During the Enlightenment, English writer Mary Wollstonecraft advanced the philosophy of
freedom of speech
abolition of slavery
freedom of action
The growth of reading during the Enlightenment was due to
Many books were now aimed at the middle class.
The printing press make publishing less expensive.
Education was more widespread.
Magazines and newspapers were developed for the general public
What style of art and architecture is known by its playful and witty themes and the use of light colors, asymmetrical designs, curves, and gold?
Eighteenth-century Europe boasted two musical geniuses of classical composition, including Hayden and
What is another name for the historical period known as the Enlightenment?
Age of Reason
Under the rule of ----------- Russia greatly expanded its territory?
What was the first global war, fought in Europe, India, and North America?
Seven Years' War
World War 1
War of Roses
Hundred Years' War
Who were the combatants in the French and Indian War in North America?
United States and India
France and England
France and India
France and Russia
The stamp Act and the -------------- were two important events preceding the Revolutionary War
Boston Tea Party
Who wrote two of the most influential pamphlets at he start of the American Revolution, Common Sense and The American Crisis?
The American revolution was unique among successful revolts of the people against a tyrannical monarch and was recognized by many as
confirmation of the deals of the Enlightenment
proof that monarchies were outdated
a prelude to the Scientific Revolution
a validation of enlightened absolutism
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the
Rights of Man
Declaration of Rights
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights