Test Android StudyStack App
Please help StudyStack get a grant! Vote here.
or...
Reset Password Free Sign Up

Free flashcards for serious fun studying. Create your own or use sets shared by other students and teachers.


incorrect cards (0)
correct cards (0)
remaining cards (0)
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the Correct box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the Incorrect box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

Correct box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards



Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Carr - WH - Part 4

(Carr) Scientific Revolution & The Enlightenment - Exam Review

QuestionAnswer
Nicolaus Copernicus & Johannes Kepler Theory that the sun is the center of the universe.
Galileo Galilei Built the telescope.
Francis Bacon Developed the experimental method.
Rene Descartes Developed analytical geometry.
Isaac Newton Law of gravity.
Charles Hobbes Social contract.
John Locke 3 natural rights of man.
Voltaire Published 70+ books; tolerance, reason, freedon of speech, and freedom of religious belief.
Baron de Montesquieu Separation of power.
Jean Jacques Rousseau Direct democracy.
Cesare Beccaria Abolishment of torture.
Thomas Jefferson Wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Scientific Revolution A major change in European thought, in which the study of the natural world began to be characterized by careful observation and questioning of accepted beliefs.
Scientific Theory The logical procedure for gathering information about the natural world, using experimentation and observation to prove a hypothesis.
"I think, therefore I am." Rene Descartes
The Enlightenment - Location Europe
The Enlightenment - Time 18th Century
The Enlightenment - Definition A time when thinkers tried to apply principles of reason and scientific method to society.
Separation of power A division of power between different branches of government.
3 Natural Rights fundemental to Declaration of Independence Life, liberty, and property
Reasons colonists were successful in gaining their freedom from England. More motivation; British generals and armies made mistakes; time was on the colonists' side; and the French assisted the colonists.
Created by: dianacarr on 2009-12-10



bad sites Copyright ©2001-2014  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.