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History Through Travel Test 1
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explorer who traveled to Asia and brought accounts back to Europe about the silk road, inspired others to want to see the world, increased travel
Devised a model of the universe with the Sun at the center, and not earth. Beginning of the scientific revolution.
the Augustinian monk who authored the Ninety-Five Theses, challenged the authority of the Pope, and started the Protestant Reformation. Did not like the church allowed people to say away their sins.
English king who created the Church of England after the Pope refused to annul his marriage (divorce with Church approval). England become more Protestant. Assassinated in 1610, had granted religious tolerance to Protestants.
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547), burned his own ships.
Louis XIII of France
Bourbon king of France probably more famous for his adviser, the Cardinal Richelieu and the growing centralization of power to the French monarchy during his reign.
architect of French absolutism who was prominent church official, served as chief minister to King Louis XIII from 1624- 1642, worked to undermine power of nobles and enhance that of the king, built large bureaucracy, attacked French Calvinists
Des Las Casas
moral critique of the conquest of Mexico, wrote about it.
Diaz del Castillo
Soldier of Cortes who wrote about the conquest of Mexico, did not question the morals of the Spanish while slaughtering the Aztecs.
king, called son king; built Versailles, spent a lot of money and led France into bankruptcy, resentment from nobles.
English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658) Roundhead
English philosopher who supported the english glorious revolution and believed in natural rights. Big enlightenment guy.
(1689-1755) wrote 'Spirit of the Laws', said that no single set of political laws was applicable to all - followed Locke's ideas. Wanted power to come back to the aristocrats in France.
Published work of many philosphes in his Encyclopedia. Saw progress in terms of machines. Wanted France to mimic England.
(1694-1778) French philosopher. He believed that freedom of speech was the best weapon against bad government. He also spoke out against the corruption of the French government, and the intolerance of the Catholic Church. Exiled from France and disliked aristocrats. Made his own money. Practiced deism. Admired England.
Believed that society threatened natural rights and freedoms. Wrote about society's corruption caused by the revival of sciences and art instead of it's improvement. He was sponsored by the wealthy and participated in salons but often felt uncomfortable and denounced them. Wrote "The Social Contract." Thought people should endure nature, wanted to force the general will in order to free people.
French guy who followed Rousseau's idea, led the reign of terror and was eventually guillotined after attempting suicide. Swayed over the sans culotte. First person in charge of committee of public safety.
Optimistic philosopher during the enlightenment
part of the French Revolution grub writers who was killed by a pretend maid for having her family killed, seen as a martyr for the revolution.
Overthrew the French revolutionary government in 1799 and became emperor of France in 1804. Claimed to carry the goals of the revolution but was eventually exiled and died.
Austrian prince who basically controlled the Congress of Vienna. Wanted to promote peace, conservatism, and the repression of libaral nationalism throughout Europe.
Said the king hit an ice patch, revolution was out of control
French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794). Roused members of the sans culotte to attack royal family, called for dispersion of royal assembly.
Painter during the French Revolution who painted the faces of people going to the guillotine among other (Marat in bathtub).
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