Philosophes hold? What was the relationship between the Enlightenment & Colonial American history? What were the new ideas expressed by European thinkers? What is the significance of Sir Isaac Newton



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Western Civ Ch 20 Review Sheet: EUROPEAN ENLIGHTENMENT





  • What are the dates of the Enlightenment?

  • What two beliefs did the philosophes hold?

  • What was the relationship between the Enlightenment & Colonial American history?

  • What were the new ideas expressed by European thinkers?

  • What is the significance of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727)?

  • What are the dates of England’s Glorious Revolution?

  • What were the five ideas expressed by Enlightened thinkers

  • Who was Francois Marie Arouet? (What nationality?)

  • What was his most famous publication entitled? (1758

  • Which nationality did he admire (hate)

  • Who had the best form of government?

  • How did he feel toward Christianity?

  • What was the Bastille?

  • Who was John Locke (dates & significance)

  • Ecrasez l’infame” means what & was used in reference to what?

  • What was the importance of salons during the Enlightenment

  • Who was Marie Therese de Geoffrin?

  • Denis Diderot? (What was his popular contribution to the Enlightenment?)

*** Ch. 20/ S.2 ***

  • Who was & what did Adam Smith advocate? (His three laws were?)

  • What kind of economic system did he advocate (in what book)?

  • What did Montesquieu advocate?

  • Who was Jean Jacque Rousseau / How’d he champion freedom? What was his major publication entitled?

*** Ch.20/S.3 ***



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