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chap. 6 vocab

Geocentric Theory the earth-centered view of the universe
Scientific Revolution a new way of thinking
Heliocentric Theory sun is the center of the universe
Galileo Galilei italian scientist that build on the new theories about astronomy
Scietific Method logical procedure for gathering and testing ideas
Isaac Newton great English scientist studied the theory of motion/gravity.
Enlightment a new intellectual movement that stressed reason and thought and the power of individuals to solve problems.
social contract agreement by which people created a government
John Locke thought that peopleare born with natural rights
philosophe Believe that could apply reason to all aspects of life; believers
Voltaire combats tolerance
Montesquieu separation of powers, not too much power in any one place
Rousseau consent of the government, they ask permission to rule
Mary Wollstonecraft women's rights
salon wealthy women that discuss about ideas
baroque too much (old)
neoclassical new classical (artistic style)
Enlightened despot Strong leader/ruler
Catherine the Great Philosophe that reviewed Russian's laws, reformed Montesquieu's and Beccaria's ideas
Declaration of Independence Agreement document that it says life, liberty, and persue happiness(property)
Thomas Jefferson A political leader who wrote the declaration of independence based on the other philisophe's ideas
checks and balance Branch checking the actions of the other two.
federal system Power decided between national and state government
Bill of Rights Amendments protected such basic rights as freedom is speech,press,assembly, and religion
Created by: krispascual14