Dalay Cardenas

  • Period: 5970 BCE to 5860 BCE


    God punishes the bad.
    God rewards the good.
    God is forgiving towards those who mess things up. the ancient near eastern region of Canaan. Jehoiachin in 597 BCE
  • Period: 324 to 806


    First, we hold beliefs about ourselves.
    Second, we hold beliefs about others.
    Lastly, we hold beliefs about the world around us. Judea in the present-day Middle East. 31/33–324) Early Christianity
  • 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus

     Nicolaus Copernicus
    Perhaps the most revolutionary aspect of Copernican astronomy lay in Copernicus's attitude toward the reality of his theory. In contrast to Platonic instrumentalism, Copernicus asserted that to be satisfactory astronomy must describe the real, physical system of the world.
    Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer who discovered that the Sun is the center of the universe (Heliocentric Theory) and the planets and stars revolved around it.
  • Francis Bacon

     Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon played an indirect role in the contribution to plate tectonic theory and solid Earth geophysics, but was influential to all in the scientific community. Francis Bacon created the Scientific Method, also known as the Bacon Method
  • Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei
    Galileo was a natural philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to the development of the scientific method. He also made revolutionary telescopic discoveries, including the four largest moons of Jupiter.
  • Rene Descartes

     Rene Descartes
    Rene Descartes had a very important role to play in the Scientific Revolution. Through his specialty in mathematics, he was able to transform geometrical problems into algebra. Further, he established the x and y-axis in his algebraic drawings. He is famous for having made an important connection between geometry and algebra, which allowed for the solving of geometrical problems by way of algebraic equations.
  • Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton contributed significantly to the field of science over his lifetime. He invented calculus (opens in new tab) and provided a clear understanding of optics.
  • John Locke

     John Locke
    Often credited as a founder of modern “liberal” thought, Locke pioneered the ideas of natural law, social contract, religious toleration, and the right to revolution that proved essential to both the American Revolution and the U.S. Constitution that followed.
  • Montesquieu

    He conceived the idea of separating government authority into the three major branches: executive, legislative and judicial. This perspective significantly influenced the authors of the Constitution in establishing laws and division of duties, and also in the inclusion of provisions to preserve individual liberties.
  • Denis Diderot

     Denis Diderot
    Diderot was an original “scientific theorist” of the Enlightenment, who connected the newest scientific trends to radical philosophical ideas such as materialism. He was especially interested in the life sciences and their impact on our traditional ideas of what a person – or humanity itself
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau

     Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Rousseau's theories of sovereignty and law had a direct influence on French revolutionaries such as Robespierre, and were blamed for some of the worst excesses of the Terror in France.
  • Voltaire

    He mainly argued for religious tolerance and freedom of thought. He campaigned to eradicate priestly and aristocratic-monarchical authority, and supported a constitutional monarchy that protects people's rights.
  • James Watt

     James Watt
    james Watt is chiefly known for inventing different types of steam engine that helped start the Industrial Revolution. To describe the efficiency of his engines, he coined the term 'horsepower' and devised a rev counter. Watt's inventions were not confined to engines.
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    Adam's Smith famous work on political economics, The Wealth of Nations, was published in 1776, a memorable year because of its association with the American Revolution. Use this key date to make a connection with the British economic policy of mercantilism that angered the American colonial revolutionaries
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    General George Washington led the American army to victory during the Revolutionary War. Despite having little practical experience in managing large, conventional armies, Washington proved to be a capable and resilient leader of the American military forces during the Revolutionary War.
  • Thomas Jefferson

     Thomas Jefferson
    He promoted the revolution by serving as an officer in the Virginia militia before becoming the governor of the independent state. On top of that, he was the man responsible for writing the Declaration of Independence, the treason of all treasons. Scandalously, Thomas Jefferson once wrote to James Madison, “I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and is as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.”
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

     Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Mozart is perhaps the greatest composer in history. In a creative lifetime spanning only 30 years but featuring more than 600 works, he redefined the symphony, composed some of the greatest operas ever written and lifted chamber music to new heights of artistic achievement.
  • Maximillien Robespierre

     Maximillien Robespierre
    Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre was a French lawyer and statesman who became one of the best-known, influential, and controversial figures of the French Revolution
  • Miguel Hidalgo

    Miguel Hidalgo
    Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest, launches the Mexican War of Independence with the issuing of his Grito de Dolores, or “Cry of Dolores.” The revolutionary tract, so-named because it was publicly read by Hidalgo in the town of Dolores, called for the end of 300 years of Spanish rule in Mexico
  • Simon Bolivar

    Simon Bolivar
    Crisis Manager. Simón Bolivar is remembered today as the greatest leader of South American independence. Highly influenced by the examples of the United States, the French Revolution and Napoleon, he led a massive revolt against Spanish colonial rule in South America, beginning in 1810
  • Hinduism

    three beliefs or values

    belief in many gods, which are seen as manifestations of a single unity. ...
    a preference for one deity while not excluding or disbelieving others.
    a belief in the universal law of cause and effect (karma) and reincarnation. where it started:indus river valley famous priests or prophet;Moses was Krishna (1500BC)
  • Buddhism

    three beliefs or values:
    love wisdom goodness
    where it started:
    famous priest or prophet siddhartha gautama