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Age of Enlightenment

Introduction to the Age of Enlightenment - World History II
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Julia White

on 1 September 2016

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Transcript of Age of Enlightenment

Birth of Modern Thought:
Age of Enlightenment

Political Thought
Social Thought
Economic Thought
Revolutions!
Strict Class System
Effects of
Enlightenment
Ideas

Old Regime
New Ideas =
Enlightenment!

American Revolution
French Revolution
European and Latin American Revolutions
God
King
Nobles
Peasants
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Born there - stay there forever
Galileo 's experimental method made him "Father of modern science"
the power of reason
and observation
education
psychology
King's right to rule given by God
All of King's decisions sanctified by God
and therefore unquestionable.

So King's rule not subject to any earthly
powers - not even the church.
Divine Right Monarchs
Absolute Monarchs
Agricultural society
Enlightenment Ideas Spread
Salons
Arts & Literature
Enlightened Despots
Frederick II
Catherine the Great
Joseph II
Censorship
Ideas, art and music
Women
Art, architecture, sculpture
Music
Novels
My symbol of power is the Bishop's miter
My symbol of power
is the scepter
The symbol of power
for nobles was the sword
Nobles were also in charge
of the justice system.
How interested to they look?
Nobles lived a life of leisure and luxury. They lived in extravagant homes and dressed in sumptuous clothing.

Nobles enjoyed many privileges of station (example: titles, land, the right to exact labor and taxes from the peasants and artisans who worked on their lands, and the right to vote. Often they were exempt from national taxes)
Officially recognized Church
Peasants were responsible for paying taxes to their king, taxes to their lords, serving on road and work crews and tithing to the church. Many were poor and illiterate.
Francis Bacon
Philosophes
Scientific
Revolution
Rousseau
Montesquieu
LOCKE
HOBBES
Natural
Sciences
NEWTON
GALILEO
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Geology
Biology
Chemistry
Arabic
Numerals
Copernicus
1472-1543
Descartes
Kepler
Voltaire
Diderot
Renaissance
Bacon
1564-1642
"Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe."
1642-1727
1561-1626
1596-1650
1571-1630
1632-1704
England
1588-1679
England
Due to increased trade, some businessmen and merchants were becoming very wealthy but they were still considered part of the peasant class.
Policy of strong monarchs was called
mercantilism - all trade was for the benefit of the state
Mary Wollstonecraft
Adam Smith
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.
"The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger."
student of Voltaire
religious tolerance
disdain for torture
equality and liberty
abolished torture
religious tolerance
charter of rights for nobles
criticized serfdom
expanded empire
expanded power
stronger monarchy
traveled in disguise
religious equality
ended censorship
abolished serfdom
reforms ended
after his death
New Trade
Italian City States
A rebirth of ideas from ancient Greece and Rome
Patrons of the Arts
Humanism
The Reformation
Gutenberg's
printing press
Protestant Reformation
Martin Luther
Counter-reformation
or Catholic Revival
Russian Revolution
Chinese Revolution
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