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chapter 6

Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment

TermDefinition
Geocentric theory Idea that earth is the center of the universe.
Scientific Revolution A modern ideas that changed a lot in European.
Heliocentric theory Idea that sun is the center of the universe.
Galileo Galilei Scientist who built his own telescope for a tool to see tiny objects from far away and studies heaven.
Scientific method A well-organized way to collect information and gather ideas for testing.
Isaac Newton Scientist who studied laws of physics and gravity.
Enlightenment Ideas and logic being spread all over the world during age of reason.
Social Contract People wants to have their own right and act on their own self-interest.
John Locke Philosopher who believes that people are born with natural rights.
Philosophe Social critics who studies reason and enlightenment as well the study of philosophy, science, and politics.
Voltaire Philosopher who fights for tolerance, reason and freedom of speech and religion using sarcasm.
Montesquieu Philosopher whose separating the power to have fair rights.
Rousseau Philosopher who wants people to have their permission to vote and governed.
Mary Wollstonecraft Philosopher who argues for women's education to be fair to men's education.
Salon Wealthy and fancy women who talks and partying with other philosophes.
Baroque Style of arts where it became too much fashion and stylish.
Neoclassical The change of artistic style to became more elegant that came from Greece and Rome.
Enlightened despot To rule fairly and be powerful but no democracy.
Catherine the Great Who changed the legal system into fair system.
Declaration of Independence Idea of natural rights that leads to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.
Thomas Jefferson who made the "Life, liberty and property" that is based on john Locke's idea.
Checks and Balances has three branches that can limit the power of others.
Federal System a government where they share their power to other country to help them.
Bill of Rights rights where people need to have freedom of speech and religion for the use of protection.
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