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A Changing World

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In this unit we will cover great explorers, scientists and thinkers during the 1400s-1700s. These changes in ideas and thought greatly changed civilizations and we still see the effects of the Enlightenment today.

Vocabulary Words and Key Figures

Students should include the following vocabulary words and key figures in their foldables.

Explorers:
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan

Scientists
Compernicus
Galileo
Isaac Newton

Thinkers
Thomas Hobbes-
John Locke
Montesquieu
Voltaire
Rousseau

Vocabulary Words
Mercantilism
Colony
Commerce
Theory
Natural Law
Monarchy
Social Contract
Revolt
Absolutism
Seperation of Powers


Assignments and Handouts


Enlightenment Guided Notes (ocx document)
File Size: 21.37 kb

Enlightenment PowerPoint (ptx document)
File Size: 6827.22 kb


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