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Ch 21: NY Regents - The Scientific Revolution & the Enlightenment (1500-1790): Tutoring Solution

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  • Become familiar with the leaders of the Scientific Revolution.
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  • Describe the effects of the Scientific Revolution.
  • Learn about the new political theories of the Enlightenment.
  • Discuss the Enlightenment thinkers.
  • Take a look at the enlightened despots of France, Austria, Russia and Prussia.
  • Learn about British reform.
  • List causes and effects of the American Revolution.

12 Lessons in Chapter 21: NY Regents - The Scientific Revolution & the Enlightenment (1500-1790): Tutoring Solution
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The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders

1. The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders

In this lesson we explore the Scientific Revolution and the controversy which surrounds the very term. Additionally, we learn about just a few of the most important thinkers of the period who laid the foundation for our modern understanding of the world.

Breakthroughs in Medicine & Chemistry: Examples & Empiricism

2. Breakthroughs in Medicine & Chemistry: Examples & Empiricism

In this lesson, we explore the medical and chemical breakthroughs which occurred in the 16th and 17th centuries as part of the era's increased emphasis on empiricism and the concurring Scientific Revolution.

Effects of the Scientific Revolution

3. Effects of the Scientific Revolution

In this lesson, we explore the philosophical, religious, and cultural effects of the Scientific Revolution on Early Modern society - effects that forever changed the Western view of the universe and humanity's place within it.

Thomas Hobbes & John Locke: Political Theories & Competing Views

4. 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.

Thomas Hobbes & John Locke Flashcards

Thomas Hobbes & John Locke Flashcards

This set of flashcards introduces the political and philosophical theories of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. Learn about Hobbes' major work, ''Leviathan'', and about Locke's widely influential ideas about social contracts and the natural rights of citizens.

The Enlightenment Thinkers & Their Ideas

6. 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.

Enlightened Despots in France, Austria & Prussia: Reforms & Goals

7. Enlightened Despots in France, Austria & Prussia: Reforms & Goals

In this lesson we explore the term 'Enlightened Despotism' and how it pertains to the domestic politics of several 18th-century Western and Central European nations.

Enlightened Despots in Russia: Reforms & Goals

8. Enlightened Despots in Russia: Reforms & Goals

In this lesson, we explore the term enlightened despotism and the two rulers that most closely resemble enlightened despots in eighteenth-century Russia, Peter the Great and Catherine the Great.

Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

9. Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact

In this lesson we explore the political developments of eighteenth-century Britain, from the formation and union of Great Britain to the political reforms and ideologies of Edmund Burke and William Pitt the Younger.

Causes of the American Revolution: Events & Turning Points

10. Causes of the American Revolution: Events & Turning Points

In this lesson, we explore the causes and the initial battles of the American Revolution, from the end of the French and Indian War up until the Declaration of Independence in July, 1776.

Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History

11. Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History

In this lesson we explore the effects of the American Revolution, which were felt not just in Great Britain and North America, but across the Western world.

Tycho Brahe: Discoveries, Facts & Contributions to Astronomy

12. Tycho Brahe: Discoveries, Facts & Contributions to Astronomy

Understand Tycho Brahe's contributions to astronomy during the Scientific Revolution, his life on the Island of Hveen, his relationship with Kepler, and his mysterious death.

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