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Scientific Revolution

challenged the church; focused on actual information and human life


Scientist who figured out that the sun was in the center of our solar system.


planets revolve around the sun


supported the heliocentric solar system model; he spoke out against the church


a sudden, rapid change (Industrial Revolution, Scientific,

John Locke

Believed people should have natural rights (life, liberty, property.) Government should support the people and make sure people get these rights.

Divine right

Means power comes from god

Enlightenment (2 changes in society)

-Rise of individualism.
-shift focus from religion to the real world.

Absolute Monarch

Kings that have complete power

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