Modern World History: Patterns of Interaction – Chapter 6

Flashcard maker : Robert Lollar
What was the Enlightenment?
a European movement that introduced new ideas and inventions, A movement of the 18th century when philosophers looked to \”human reason instead of God to better understand man.
What is the geocentric theory?
belief that everything revolved around the earth
What was the Scientific Revolution?
A major change in European thought, starting in the mid-1500s, in which the study of the natural world began to be characterized by careful observation and the questioning of accepted beliefs.
What was the impact of the Enlightenment on American government?
It changed their ways of thinking, so that people knew what people needed, wanted, and required to make a more successful Declaration of Independence.

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