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  1. Chicago Cubs
  2. Scientific Method
  3. American Revolution
  4. Henry VIII
  5. Protestant
  1. a
    This political revolution began with the Declaration of Independence in 1776 where American colonists sought to balance the power between government and the people and protect the rights of citizens in a democracy.
  2. b
    They call me a terrible and cruel King. Ok... I executed (had killed) anyone who disagreed with me (including two of my own wives!) Who am I?
  3. c
    a member of a Christian church founded on the principles of the Reformation; e.g. Presbyterian, Lutheran, Baptist, etc.
  4. d
    Best team in baseball; northsiders; Home is Wrigley Field; Mr. Whitman goes every summer :+)
  5. e
    a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses in a controlled environment; observe first and then use reason to draw conclusions about the physical world around them

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. This scientist proved Copernicus' theory that the sun was the center of the solar system and he was put on house arrest for stating this although the Catholic Church said it was incorrect

  2. A political ideology that emphasizes the civil rights of citizens, representative government, and the protection of private property. This ideology, derived from the Enlightenment, was especially popular among the property-owning middle classes.

  3. Enlightenment thinker that believed all people have a right to life, liberty, and property; Thomas Jefferson studied his ideas extensively

  4. William Shakespeare's theater in London; 3 stories high and had 20 sides so it was almost round

  5. a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; a fight for change in government

5 True/False questions

  1. Jean Jacques Rousseau
    Enlightenment philosopher who believed that everyone is born good, but civilization corrupts people. He believed that the titles of nobility should be abolished and that governments should use direct democracy. "Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains."


  2. Colonization
    a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; a fight for change in government


  3. Thomas Edison
    Enlightenment thinker; virginian, architect, author, governor, and president. Lived at Monticello. Wrote the Declaration of Independence. Second governor of Virgina. Third president of the United States. Designed the buildings of the University of Virginia.


  4. Age of Reason
    English mathematician and physicist that realized that there are natural laws or forces that rule behavior of the universe; developed laws of motion and gravity


  5. Napoleon Bonaparte
    French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821); Overthrew French Directory in 1799 and became emperor of the French in 1804. Failed to defeat Great Britain and was abdicated in 1814. Returned to power briefly in 1815 but was defeated and died in exile; Le Petit Corporal