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Ch 20: AP World History - The Enlightenment: Homework Help

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The Enlightenment chapter of this AP World History Homework Help course helps students complete their Enlightenment homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your Enlightenment homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your Enlightenment homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • The 30 Years' War
  • Origins of the Enlightenment
  • Enlightenment in America
  • Themes of the Enlightenment
  • John Locke
  • Voltaire
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Scientific contributions of Sir Isaac Newton, Galileo and Copernicus

7 Lessons in Chapter 20: AP World History - The Enlightenment: Homework Help
The 30 Years' War & the Birth of the Enlightenment

1. The 30 Years' War & the Birth of the Enlightenment

In this lesson, we will examine the consequences of the Thirty Years' War, as well as the birth of the Enlightenment. We will place these events in historical context and show their lasting impact.

The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution

2. The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution

For a thousand years, Europe had been living in the Dark Ages until a series of philosophical, religious and scientific movements helped turn on the lights. The Enlightenment began in Europe, but quickly spread throughout America in the 1700s and helped set the stage for a revolution against British rule.

Major Themes of the Enlightenment: Reason, Individualism & Skepticism

3. Major Themes of the Enlightenment: Reason, Individualism & Skepticism

In this lesson, we will identify the major themes associated with the Enlightenment. We will also explore the major figures and learn about their contributions. We will understand the lasting impact of the Enlightenment by putting it in historical context.

The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas

4. The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas

In this lesson, we discuss the varied and diverse 18th-century intellectual movement known as the Enlightenment. In addition to exploring its background and nature, we highlight several of the era's chief philosophers and their ideas.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Philosophy and Legacy

5. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Philosophy and Legacy

In this lesson, we will learn about a famous philosopher named Jean-Jacques Rousseau. We will understand the specific views he advanced and identify his contributions to the field of philosophy.

Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures

6. Science During the Enlightenment Period: Innovations, Discoveries & Major Figures

In this lesson, we will learn about the Scientific Revolution that preceded the Enlightenment. We will highlight the major themes, innovations, discoveries, and figures associated with this revolution in science.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Ideas, Impact & Works

7. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Ideas, Impact & Works

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the most important philosophers of the Enlightenment period. Learn about his important works, his main ideas, and how he influenced other philosophers, movements, and governments in this lesson.

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