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History of Europe
The enlightenment and scientific Revolution
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Theories brought this person into conflict with the church.
He published a book supporting heliocentrism.
Who studied 3 branches of science and what were they?
Isaac Newton, physics,gravity,motion
Why were Roman Catholic people reluctant to accept that the Earth was heliocentric?
Didn't want people to reject religion
Who did the church charge with heresy because he wrote a book stating what the church thought was silly?
Things that are proven through observation is called what?
Who discovered that planets' orbits are elliptical?
Who proved that the heliocentric theory was true and what was used to discover it?
Galileo and used the telescope
The explanation for the law of gravity was given by who?
What was the cause of the Scientific Revolution?
observing and testing new ways of thinking by new scientists
What was the cause of the Enlightenment?
What did Ptolemy believe?
That the earth was the center of the universe
What is the Geocentric Theory?
theory that the earth is the center of the universe
What is the Heliocentric Theory?
Sun is the center of the universe
Whose theory disagreed with the Medieval teachings of science?
Many new scientific tools and instruments were developed because of what?
Which Scientific Revolution people believed in experimentation and observation?
What was Kepler known for?
stating that the planets move in an ellipses
What is Astronomy?
study of planets and stars
How were scientific studies conducted in the Middle Ages?
Who believed in overthrowing a government if necessary to protect human rights?
Who wrote the Two Treatises on Government?
What did Rousseau believe?
French enlightenment thinker who believed in a direct democracy.
What did Locke believe?
In a society in which people chose the ruler
What were some similarities in the work of many scientists and philosophers?
They used reason to exam natural laws governing the universe.
What did most Enlightenment thinkers believe?
wanted to change the relationship between people and the government.
What did Hobbes believe?
That people were naturally greedy and must be controlled by a strong government.
What did Montesquieu write about?
3 branches of government
What are the steps of the Scientific Method?
identify a problem,research,analyze data,form a conclusion,and hypothesis
What is a Social Contract?
Willingness of people to hand over their rights to a ruler in exchange for law and order to create a government.
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