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Flashcards - The Enlightenment & Scientific Revolution: Regents Help & Review

Flashcards - The Enlightenment & Scientific Revolution: Regents Help & Review
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geocentric
In astronomy, the Geocentric model is a superseded description of the universe with the Earth at the center
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Paracelsus
Paracelsus , born Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, was a Swiss German philosopher, physician, botanist, astrologer, and general occultist
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alchemy
Alchemy is a philosophical and protoscientific tradition practiced throughout Europe, Egypt and Asia
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Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe , born Tyge Ottesen Brahe , was a Danish nobleman known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations
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telescope
A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation
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telescope
A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation
Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe , born Tyge Ottesen Brahe , was a Danish nobleman known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations
alchemy
Alchemy is a philosophical and protoscientific tradition practiced throughout Europe, Egypt and Asia
Paracelsus
Paracelsus , born Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, was a Swiss German philosopher, physician, botanist, astrologer, and general occultist
geocentric
In astronomy, the Geocentric model is a superseded description of the universe with the Earth at the center
Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer
Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher who is considered the central figure of modern philosophy
Frederick the Great
Frederick II was King of Prussia from 1740 until 1786, the longest reign of any Hohenzollern King
Quebec Act
The Quebec Act of 1774 , formally known as the British North America Act 1774, was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain setting procedures of governance in the Province of Quebec
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence
Townshend Acts
The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed - beginning in 1767 - by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America

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