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  1. Andreas Vesalius
  2. Galileo Galilei
  3. monopoly
  4. calicoes
  5. Navigation Acts
  1. a • English economic legislation
    • Stated that English goods could only be transported on English ships
    • Was for mercantilism
    • Major cause of dissent in Britain's New World colonies
  2. b • 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
  3. c • When one company controls most or all of the trade in a good
    • Good for mercantilism
    • Often supported by governments Ex. Dutch East India Company
    • Ex. Hanseatic League
  4. d • Italian, 1564-1642
    • Created telescope by using magnifying lenses and long tube
    • Discovered four moons of Jupiter, giving evidence that celestial bodies didn't revolve around Earth
    • Wrote A Dialogue Between the Two Great Systems of the World in 1633
    • Catholic Church deemed him anti-Christian, tried by Inquisition de España
  5. e • Popular light cotton cloth
    • Traded from India to Europe

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • Swiss Alchemist, 1493-1541
    • Believed matter composed of three principles; salt, sulfur, and mercury
    • Discovered disease had its own cause and cure, prescribed ingestion of distilled metals
    • Influential to new medicine ideas and chemistry
  2. • The use and study of metal through means of purification by fire to find 'essence'
    • Belief that matter could be understood and transformed
  3. • Import taxes making foreign goods cost more
    • Supposed to make citizens buy their own state's goods
    • Large aspect of mercantilism
  4. • 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
  5. • 1473-1543
    • Studied in Poland
    • Sun-centered universe
    • On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres, 1543
    • Circular Orbit

5 True/False questions

  1. Treaty of Nijmengen• Ended War of Spanish of Succession
    • Created quarter-century of peace in Europe
    • Resolved a number of trading issues, all favoring Britain


  2. giro banking• 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


  3. Johannes Kepler• 1571-1630 German
    • Mathematician, Astronomer, Astrologer, believed Copernicus and confirmed heliocentric theory
    • Discovered that planets orbit the sun in elliptical path
    • Discovered precise mathematical relationship between speed with which a planet revolves in relation to distance from sun


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


  5. Seven Years' War• War over colonies all around the world
    • Between England and France
    • Took place in North American mainland, west Indian sugar plantations, and eastern India
    • Britain is overall victor, eventually became global imperial power


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