Global 2 Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution Review

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Can you name the key terms from the Enlightenment and Scientific Revoultion?

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Name for the time period beginning in the 1500s where people started questioning commonly accepted scientific beliefs
Belief that the Sun revolves around the Earth
Belief that the Earth revolves around the Sun
Polish astronomer who studied the movement of the planets and wrote 'On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Bodies'
Italian scientist who was put on trial by the Catholic Church for teaching things that went against their beliefs
What the crime of teaching something against Church beliefs is called
Way of coming up with answers in science. It involves forming a hypothesis, and then testing it.
British scientist who made discoveries regarding how gravity works
Intellectual movement where humans start giving credit to themselves and focus what they are capable of, rather than giving credit to God
Time period where great thinkers in Europe stressed reason, thought, and democracy
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Title given to the great thinkers of the time period in the 1700s (hint: it's a French word)
Great thinker who believed that all humans had natural rights that they were entitled to
The thinker in #12 believed natural rights were 'life, ___________ and property'
Thinker who said 'I do not agree with a word you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.'
Thinker who believed in a government where different groups have the ability to limit power
Term used to describe the system of government where there are different groups that have the ability to limit governmental power (hint: the United States uses this government toda
European society adopted a more non-religious, or ___________ outlook during this time period
Rulers during the time period who believed they had total control over their country and didn't have to answer to anyone (hint: Louis XIV is a good example)
Term used to describe government leaders who bought into the new governmental ideas of the 1700's
Type of government favored by most great thinkers of the time period

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