Ch 18: FTCE Humanities: Restoration Period Art, Philosophy & Politics

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FTCE Humanities: Restoration Period Art, Philosophy & Politics - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter are designed to help you review the Restoration Period. Some topics addressed in this chapter include:

  • Reform in Europe
  • Reign of Louis XIV in France
  • Rise of Austria
  • Peter the Great and the westernization of Russia
  • Restoration Period in English literature
  • Restoration comedy
  • Satire and works of Jonathan Swift

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9 Lessons in Chapter 18: FTCE Humanities: Restoration Period Art, Philosophy & Politics
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The Restoration of a Limited Monarchy in England: Definition & History

1. The Restoration of a Limited Monarchy in England: Definition & History

In this lesson we explore the English Restoration of the monarchy in 1660. Over a decade after Parliament beheaded King Charles I, it restored his son, Charles II, to the English throne, albeit under a new, limited constitutional monarchy.

Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

2. Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

In this lesson, we explore the major changes that were made to the boundaries and political apparatuses in European states after the fall of Napoleon, most notably in the German lands and in the Low Countries.

The Reign of Louis XIV in France: Accomplishments & Influence

3. The Reign of Louis XIV in France: Accomplishments & Influence

In this lesson, we explore the reign of Louis XIV in France. Domestically, Louis revolutionized numerous facets of French government and administration over his 72-year reign.

The Rise of Austria & Strengthening of the Hapsburg Monarchy

4. The Rise of Austria & Strengthening of the Hapsburg Monarchy

In this lesson, we explore the rise of the Austrian state in the second half of the 17th and first half of the 18th centuries. Austrian expansion and government centralization turned it into one of Europe's foremost powers by 1740.

Peter the Great & the Westernization of Russia: Facts & History

5. Peter the Great & the Westernization of Russia: Facts & History

In this lesson, we explore the reign of arguably Russia's greatest monarch, Peter the Great. We'll also look at the westernization of Russian life and government that he implemented.

Thomas Hobbes & John Locke: Political Theories & Competing Views

6. Thomas Hobbes & John Locke: Political Theories & Competing Views

In this lesson, we discuss the two premier English political theorists of the 17th century: Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. We'll also take a look at their impact on Western philosophy in contemporary and modern times.

The Restoration Period in English Literature: Timeline & Overview

7. The Restoration Period in English Literature: Timeline & Overview

This lesson explores what is known as the Restoration era of English literature, which lasted from 1660 to about 1688. We'll look at the context, themes, and styles that define this period of literature.

Restoration Comedy: Theatre of the 1700s

8. Restoration Comedy: Theatre of the 1700s

Despite their name, Restoration comedies have nothing to do with fixing up a theater. Rather, these were shockingly explicit works that were created after almost two decades of live performances being outlawed in England. Watch our video lesson to learn about this surprising and hilarious time in English theatrical history.

Jonathan Swift and Satire: Examples and Analysis

9. Jonathan Swift and Satire: Examples and Analysis

When it comes to English-language satire, few authors can top the legendary Jonathan Swift. Watch this lesson to learn about his two most important works, ~'A Modest Proposal~' and ~'Gulliver's Travels~'.

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