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  1. Andreas Vesalius
  2. tariffs
  3. giro banking
  4. Nicolaus Copernicus
  5. Cartesianism
  1. a • Derived by Rene Descartes
    • Rested on the dual existence of matter and mind
    • Matter was subject to the mathematical laws
    • Mind was the spirit of the creator
  2. b • 1473-1543
    • Studied in Poland
    • Sun-centered universe
    • On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres, 1543
    • Circular Orbit
  3. c • Italian, early form of checking with bills of transfer
    • Money is stored in an account
    • Got rid of need for bullion being carried
    • Easier and safer
  4. d • Belgian Doctor, 1514-1564
    • Published earliest anatomical drawings 1543
    • Blood originated in liver, passed through heart through mysterious pores (later defined as Capillaries by Marcello Malpighi)
    • Physician to Charles V
  5. e • Import taxes making foreign goods cost more
    • Supposed to make citizens buy their own state's goods
    • Large aspect of mercantilism

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • Sold shares in a business to raise funds
    • Shareholders rule company, share profits
    • Was a way to found colonies in the New World
  2. • Distribution of power among nations in an alliance
    • Was meant so that one nation could not dominate the others
  3. • Basic form of checking, replaced precious metals, uniformly accepted
    • Had the disadvantage that the account may be empty by the time the bill was cashed
    • Used in the giro banking system
  4. • 1606-1669
    • Greatest Dutch artist of the seventeenth century
    • Interested by human character, emotion, and self-revelation
    • Painted portraits of wealthy middle class merchants
    • Painted The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp in 1632
    • Drew human bodies through dissections which gave us a better understanding of the human anatomy
  5. • Distribution of power among nations in an alliance
    • Was meant so that one nation could not dominate the others

5 True/False questions

  1. War of Spanish Succession• English, 1561-1626; believed in manipulating nature to discover new ideas
    • Not a scientist, but a propagandist
    • Pushed importance of research, developed scientific method in "Advancement of Learning" 1605
    • Inspired others to pursue new science


  2. Rene Descartes• French philosopher and mathematician (1596-1650), proved Galileo's views through math
    • "Discourse on Method" 1637 skepticism could lead to certainty, "I think therefore I am"
    • Known as the "Father of Modern Philosophy"
    • Invented the Cartesian coordinate system; Cartesianism
    • The dual existence of matter and mind


  3. calicoes• Popular light cotton cloth
    • Traded from India to Europe


  4. Tycho Brahe• 1546-1601
    • Studied Astronomy is Denmark
    • Discovered Nova, Comet
    o Challenged Crystalline Theory of universe
    • Sun-centered universe, with all planets orbiting earth


  5. Hermes Trismegistus• Supposed Egyptian, lived during 2nd Century BC
    • Influential mystical traditions
    • Believed in universal spirit present everywhere
    • Taught high magic and alchemy