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  1. entrepôt
  2. Treaty of Nijmengen
  3. Rene Descartes
  4. calicoes
  5. Rembrandt van RiJn
  1. a • Popular light cotton cloth
    • Traded from India to Europe
  2. b • Ended mercantile wars between France and an alliance of Brandenburg, the Holy Roman Empire, Spain, and the Netherlands
    • Signed in 1678
  3. c • 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
  4. d • 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
  5. e • Created by the Dutch
    • Place where goods were brought for storage before being traded

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • English, 1578-1657
    • Discovered heart's function as a pump
    • Discovered heart's chambers
    • Reasoned that blood circulated the entire body
  2. • 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
  3. • 16th and 17th Centuries
    • A period of new scientific inquiry, experimentation, and discovery
    • Tested the limits of ancient knowledge
    • Sought explanations for contradictions
    • Materialistic and Mathematical
    o Calculation replaces common sense
    o Earthly view of composition of Universe
  4. • Import taxes making foreign goods cost more
    • Supposed to make citizens buy their own state's goods
    • Large aspect of mercantilism
  5. • 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Francis Bacon• 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. Triangular Trade• Trade among three separate ports
    • Rectified trade imbalances
    • Allowed trading for necessities
    • Example: British goods--->African Slaves--->West Indian Sugar; matched supply and demand instead of meeting surplus

          

  3. joint-stock company• Sold shares in a business to raise funds
    • Shareholders rule company, share profits
    • Was a way to found colonies in the New World

          

  4. balance of power• Distribution of power among nations in an alliance
    • Was meant so that one nation could not dominate the others

          

  5. Peace of Paris• Distribution of power among nations in an alliance
    • Was meant so that one nation could not dominate the others