Scientific Revolution

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  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Scientific Revolution

  • May 22, 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    published it in 1543
  • Galileo Galilei

    published Starry Messenger
  • Rene Descartes

    Discourse on Method writen in 1637
  • Isaac Newton publishes Principia

    published Principia
  • John Locke

    Essay Concerning Human Understanding
  • London newspaper

    cheap and provided free in many coffee houses
  • Hanovers

    take the british crown
  • Maria

    inherited the Austrian throne in 1740
  • Frederick 1

    his reign ended in 1740, in the time he was ruling the army doubled in size
  • War of Ausrtain

    started iin 1740 ended in 1748
  • Montesque

    The spirit of the laws
  • Diderot

    1751-1772 publised during those years
  • Jean

    Discourse on the orgins of the inequality of mankind written in 1754
  • Seven year War

    major conflict between countries that had power this all ended in 1763
  • Rousseau

    after writing Discourse on the origin he presented his concept of the social contract
  • Catherine

    ended in 1792
  • Voltaire

    Treatise on Toleration
  • Cesare

    essay On Crime and Punishment
  • Stamp act

    parliament imposed the stamp act on the colonies
  • first Continental Congress

    meet in philadelphia
  • Adam Smith

    writes his most famous work The Wealth of Nations
  • Treaty of paris

  • Frederick II

    after the first died in 1740 the great reigned for 46 years until his death
  • Mary

    A Vindication of the rights of Woman she identifired two main problems