Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment & Industial Revolution

  • Period: Jan 21, 1473 to Jan 21, 1543

    Nicolus Copernicus

    He was a mathematician and astronomer. He was the first to use the telescope. He thought the earth revolved around the sun.
  • Period: Jan 21, 1514 to Jan 21, 1564

    Andreas Vesalius

    He was an anatomist. He did not agree with Galen's view of the human body. He noticed that Galen had made many mistakes. He noticed that there were two types of blood, the first type ran through the vains, and the second ran through the arteries.
  • Period: Jan 22, 1550 to

    World Economy

    Better transportion leads to eaier trade. European countries were leaders in world trade.
  • Period: Jan 21, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

    He was an astronomer. His discoveries with the telescope were the most important. The Church band him from everything because he went against what they thought.
  • Period: Jan 21, 1571 to

    Johannes Kepler

    He was one of the most important scientist of astronomy. He agreed with Copernicus and talked about rotation.
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    He is known as the first modern philosopher. He is famous for having made a connection between geometry and algebra. He is most famous for writting a short work, Meditationes de Prima Philosophia (Meditations On First Philosophy).
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    John Locke

    He is known for his essay Concerning Human Understanding aims to determine the limits of human understanding. He trys to explain what the limits are of human understanding.
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    Issac Newton

    He was a mathematician and physicist. He is most known for gravity. Gravity explans rotations, and elliptical orbits.
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    Baron de Montesquieu

    He was a French commentator and poolitical thinker. He is known for his theory of Seperation of Powers. He was responsible for the popularization of the terms feudalism and Byzantine Empire.
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    Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

    He was a French enlightenment author, historian, and philosopher. He is known for writing Candide.
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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    He was a writer. Some of his books were The Confessions, The Reveries of the Solitary Walker, and Rousseau.
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    Denis Diderot

    He was the smartest of the French Enlightenment-a man of intelligence, passion and genius. He had a love for knowledge, as he look for the answer to the question of all-our Universe. He wanted to know why we are here? Why is there a universe? Why is there anything at all?
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    Adam Smith

    He was a Scottish philosopher and economist. He is most known for the Weath of Nations.
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    Cesare Beccaria

    Beccaria is known for his essay On Crimes and Punishments. There are three main legs of Beccaria’s theory rests. They are that all individuals possess freewill, rational manner, and manpulability.
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    Steam Engine

    James Walt invented it. It could drive machinery to spin and weave. It could be located anywhere because it was powered by coal.
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    Spinning Jenny

    Spun cotton into thread faster than weavers could produce cloth.
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    Trade Unions

    Group of workers who join together to protect rights. They used strikes to scare employer into meeting demands. By 1914 working and living conditions had bettered for working class.
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    First Newspaper

    The first commercially used Linotype was installed in printing office of the New York Tribune.