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The Scientific Revolution World History II

When did the Scientific Revolution occur? The 16th and 17th century.
What is the Scientific Revolution? The Scientific Revolution refers to the historical changes in thought and belief in society.
What is an example of a belief that contradicted the Catholic Church? The Heliocentric belief of a sun centered universe.
Why did some people start to loose faith in the Church? The Scientific Revolution brought new beliefs which contradicted the Church's teachings.
What impact did the Scientific Revolution have on philosopher's? The Scientific Revolution caused a doubt in God's existence and his role in the universe.
What happened to the people accused of believing in the scientific revolution? People were accused of heresy.
What was Copernicus' theory? The universe is heliocentric, and the earth rotates on it's axis everyday.
What did Kepler discover? Planetary motion. The planets follow elliptical paths not circular paths.
What was Galileo famous for? Constructing the telescope. Supported the Copernican theory.
Who is known as the "father of modern science"? Galileo Galilei
What was Isaac Newton famous for? Laws of Motion
What helped Newton discover the value of gravity? A apple fell on his head.
What was William Harvey known for? Describing blood circulation in the body.
What where some effects of the new theories? Challenged the church. Expanded people's knowledge of their surroundings. Created Deism.
What is Deism? A belief in God, but God does not interfere with the laws of the universe.
What was Rene Descartes famous for? Questioning his own existence, which proved his existence.
What was Robert Hook famous for? Using a microscope to discover cells
What was Francis Bacon famous for? The inductive method. Testing hypotheses.
What was Antoine Lavoisier famous for? The law of conservation of matter.
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