Enlightenment And Scientific Revolution

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Enlightenment  And Scientific Revolution

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Scientific Revolution can be best described as...? 
    • A. 

      A new way of thinking about the natural world based upon careful observaion and being able to question accepted beliefs

    • B. 

      The realization that the Earth was round instead of flat during the Age of Discovery

    • C. 

      The discovery of nulclear energy as a main source of power

    • D. 

      An acceptance that the Catholic Church was the only true source of knowledge

  • 2. 
    The heliocentric theory suggested that...? 
    • A. 

      Earth is the only planet able to sustain life

    • B. 

      The sun is the center of our solar system

    • C. 

      All humans have one common ancestor

    • D. 

      The sun will eventually turn into a black hole

  • 3. 
    Which scientist does not belong with the Enlightenment/Scientfiic Revolution Era?
    • A. 

      Issac Newton

    • B. 

      Galilelo Galilei

    • C. 

      Francis Bacon

    • D. 

      Albert Einstein

  • 4. 
    Montesquieu's philosophy can be found in which famous American document? 
    • A. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      US Constitution

    • D. 

      Gettysburg Address

  • 5. 
    The Royal Fifth refers to...? 
    • A. 

      The 20% tax paid to the Spanish crown by its Latin American colonies

    • B. 

      The Catholic churches demanded by the king in South America

    • C. 

      The slaves brought over to work the sugar plantations in the Caribbean

    • D. 

      The Spanish military stationed in Latin America

  • 6. 
    John Locke believed in the concept of natural rights of the indiividual. What US document did he later help influence in our national history? 
    • A. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • B. 

      US Constitution

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 7. 
    Select the best definition of revolution.
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Conflict

    • D. 

      Independence

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