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scientist who used animal and plant classification systems to place Imperial England around the world
Mathmatician who believed that god set everything in motion and explained the law of gravity
French philosopher who believed that governments should be separated by a system of checks and balances
French philosopher who wrote about a social contract that would give up individual rights to the whole community. Not King
Sale of Indulgences
This was the way that many people were granted salvation. This was a common method of the church to gain power and money. People would but "tickets to heaven", without having to go to church anymore
a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions
English Bill of Rights
document that gave England a government based on a system of laws and a freely elected parliament
Niall Ferguson's 6 killer apps
an economic system to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
spanish soldiers and explorers who led military expeditions in the Americas and captured land for Spain
Book written by English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, maintained that sovereignty is ultimately derived from the people, who transfer it to the monarchy by implicit contract.
A document Martin Luther wrote to condemn the Catholic church, the sale of indulgences and was a heresy
Pope Leo X
This was the pope that used the sale of indulgences to rebuild a basilica and he was also the pope who challenged Martin Luther
St. Peter's Basilica
Largest Christian church in the world. Located in the Vatican City in Italy. The dome was created by Michelangelo.
English Civil War
This was the revolution as a result of whether the sovereignty would remain with the king or with the Parliament. Eventually, the kingship was abolished
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