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  1. Neoplatonism
  2. Robert Boyle
  3. Navigation Acts
  4. balance of power
  5. alchemy
  1. a • English economic legislation
    • Stated that English goods could only be transported on English ships
    • Was for mercantilism
    • Major cause of dissent in Britain's New World colonies
  2. b • English 1627-1691, wrote "The Skeptical Chymist" 1661
    • Rejected Aristotelian and Paracelsian views / 4 humors and 3 principles
    • Developed Boyle's Law (V/P) and the air pump
    • Favored atomic explanation of particles
  3. c • The use and study of metal through means of purification by fire to find 'essence'
    • Belief that matter could be understood and transformed
  4. d • Distribution of power among nations in an alliance
    • Was meant so that one nation could not dominate the others
  5. e • Supporters believed world was composed of ideas and forms hidden by physical properties
    • Architect of universe possessed sprit of geometrician
    • Created an impetus for mathematical studies of scientists
    • Very important to astronomers

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • Ended mercantile wars between France and an alliance of Brandenburg, the Holy Roman Empire, Spain, and the Netherlands
    • Signed in 1678
  2. • Created by the Dutch
    • Place where goods were brought for storage before being traded
  3. • 1473-1543
    • Studied in Poland
    • Sun-centered universe
    • On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres, 1543
    • Circular Orbit
  4. • French philosopher and mathematician (1596-1650), proved Galileo's views through math
    • "Discourse on Method" 1637 skepticism could lead to certainty, "I think therefore I am"
    • Known as the "Father of Modern Philosophy"
    • Invented the Cartesian coordinate system; Cartesianism
    • The dual existence of matter and mind
  5. • More money = more power
    • Limited amount of money in the world
    • Wanted as big a 'piece of the pie' as possible
    • Colonies are solely for the mother country
    • Tariffs and taxes

5 True/False questions

  1. Galileo Galilei• Italian, early form of checking with bills of transfer
    • Money is stored in an account
    • Got rid of need for bullion being carried
    • Easier and safer

          

  2. Tycho Brahe• 1546-1601
    • Studied Astronomy is Denmark
    • Discovered Nova, Comet
    o Challenged Crystalline Theory of universe
    • Sun-centered universe, with all planets orbiting earth

          

  3. Triangular Trade• Trade among three separate ports
    • Rectified trade imbalances
    • Allowed trading for necessities
    • Example: British goods--->African Slaves--->West Indian Sugar; matched supply and demand instead of meeting surplus

          

  4. joint-stock company• Basic form of checking, replaced precious metals, uniformly accepted
    • Had the disadvantage that the account may be empty by the time the bill was cashed
    • Used in the giro banking system

          

  5. Andreas Vesalius• Belgian Doctor, 1514-1564
    • Published earliest anatomical drawings 1543
    • Blood originated in liver, passed through heart through mysterious pores (later defined as Capillaries by Marcello Malpighi)
    • Physician to Charles V

          

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