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  • 1. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Name the three discoveries made by Galileo using the telescope.
    • Who discovered the comet?
    • Which class experienced an increase in reading from 1700-1780?
    • Who was the first to argue that the Sun, not the Earth, was the center of the universe?
    • What did Newton’s universal law of gravitation show?
    • According to Francis Bacon, what should scientist use?
  • 2. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Explain John Locke’s ideas about people?
    • How did Voltaire see the universe?
    • Explain Rousseau’s concept of social contract.
    • Name the three operas composed by Mozart.
    • As a result of the Treaty of Paris in 1763, which country became a world power?
    • Which country was the first to grant diplomatic recognition to the Americans?
  • 3. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Explain the intention of the Continental Congress.
    • Explain the Ptolemaic system.
    • Describe Galileo’s observations.
    • Who wrote Observations Upon Experimental Philosophy ?
    • Who was the father of modern rationalism?
    • Explain Montesquieu’s most lasting contribution to political thought.
  • 4. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Define laissez-faire.
    • Describe the work of Tiepolo.
    • What is the name of America’s first constitution?
    • According to William Havey, what was the beginning point for the circulation of blood?
    • Explain Newton’s thoughts on the physical world.
    • Name the two examples of social sciences that we discussed in class.
  • 5. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Who is Mary Wollstonecraft.
    • Who declared “I have made Philosophy the lawmaker of my empire” in establishing Enlightenment reform?
    • Describe the significance of the Stamp Act.
    • Who was the leader of the Continental Army?
    • Define Amendment
    • Describe the geocentric model of the universe.
  • 6. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Who wrote the Declaration of the Independence?
    • Which philosopher identified three branches of government?
    • Define salons.
    • Who was the first women to publish a major work under her own name?
    • Identify one of the greatest architects of the eighteenth century.
    • Who was the first European to study stars using a telescope?
  • 7. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Name given to the intellectuals of the Enlightenment.
    • Who was known as the father of modern rationalism.
    • Describe the rococo style of art.
    • Who was the architect of the Church of the Fourteen Saints
    • Identify the document that guaranteed certain freedoms and contained ten amendments.
    • Who believed the universe was heliocentric
  • 8. WH: Ch. 11 Review
    • Who was considered a genius of the scientific revolution?
    • Who created the scientific revolution?
    • Who said that every person was born with a tabula rasa.
    • Who was known for his criticism of Christianity and his belief in religious toleration?
    • Who thought that society should be forced to follow a social contract?
    • Describe the work of Handel.