The Enlightenment Spreads
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Social gatherings for discussing ideas or enjoying art
Where were these often held and by who?
In Paris (cultural center)
What did she also fund?
The publishing of the Encyclopedia with Denis Diderot
Who did not like the encyclopedia at first?
The Catholic Church
Why were salons important?
That's how ideas spread from one individual to another
How did arts, painting, architecture, music, and literature change?
They used enlightenment ideas of order and reason
What was the
Grand, ornate style
Simple style that borrowed ideas from classical Greece and Rome
Who were 3 important composers of the time?
Franz Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
What new music forms were developed?
What new literary device became popular?
Who were these books popular with?
(Entertaining stories in everyday language)
Rulers who supported Enlightenment ideas but did not give up power
Who were some enlightened depots?
Frederick the Great of Prussia
What made him an enlightened despot?
Gave people religious freedom, improved schooling and reformed justice system
But Did nothing to end serfdom
Who did end serfdom?
Joseph II of Austria
Catherine the Great
Russian ruler who took steps to reform and modernize Russia
How did she do this?
Gave nobles even more power over serfs
Gained new land for Russia
Why did Poland disappear as a separate nation for >150 years?
Russia, Prussia, and Austria agreed to divide Poland amount themselves