Modern World History Chapter 6 Section 3
The Enlightenment Spreads
Terms in this set (15)
Where was the cultural and intellectual capital of Europe?
Collection of articles and essays
What happened that made the "Encyclopedia" spread faster?
Catholic church and French government banned it
Newspapers, songs, and pamphlets also spread it
Borrowed ideas and themes from classical Greece and Rome
What was neoclassical music like?
Who were three neoclassical composers?
New from of literature
Focused on characters and feelings
First European novel
Embraced new ideas and made reforms based on Enlightenment ideals
Made their own countries stronger and made their rule more effective
Fredrick the Great
Granted religious freedom
Reformed justice system
Abolished use of torture
"Servant of the state"
Freedom of the press
Freedom of worship
Peasants paid in cash
Catherine the Great
Recommended religious toleration, abolishing torture and capital punishment
Nobles rejected it and nothing changed
Wanted access to Black Sea for trade
Partition of Poland
Over 20 years, Prussia, Russia, and Austria took parts of Poland until it disappeared off the map