History Quiz / Science, Exploration, Enlightenment figures

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Can you name the Scientific Revolution, Age ofExploration, and Enlightenment figures?

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Alexander VI set this marking point dividing South America so spain could explore one part and Portugal could explore the other
idea that the earth and other planets revolved around the sun
musician, suffered the worst disability possible for a composer
helped develop the scientific method
the first person to describe the circulatory system in detail
policy allowing businesses to operate with little or no government interference
expressed his views in a work called 'Leviathan'
the old-wold belief that the earth was the center of the universe
proved that the planets revolve around the sun in elliptical orbits
the most controversial philosopher, a religious man who believed that people in their natural state are basically good
Italian explorer, America was named after him
said the earth and other planets revolve around the sun, his theory provided the foundation for modern science
moved the Line of Demarcation
one of the greatest composers of classical music
believed people have a natural right to life, liberty and property, and rulers have the responsibility to protect those rights
policy by which a nation sought to export more than it imported in order to gain power
improved the design of the telescope and used it to discover that other planets are made of the same substance as earth
a process by which a scientist tests a hypothesis by gathering information about the natural world
wrote 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, an early feminist
powerful rulers of Spain who funded the voyages of Columbus
informal social gathering at which writers, artists, philosophers exchanged ideas
French philosopher, defended freedom of speech
dissected human bodies to better understand their structure
French writer who studied political liberty, developed the idea of separation of powers
scientist and mathematician who tried to reconcile faith and reason
economist who believed in free market economy

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