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  1. Enlightenment (In America) Bell Work: What was the scientific revolution? How did this event contribute to the enlightenment movement?

  2. Insecurity within the Church • The Mid-Evil Mind: Arbitrary God • Unpleasant Trial/obedience/nonscientific European Background

  3. Age of Reason- • Science & Math: Society & Progress (Lacking) • Philosophy: Opposition to Religion (Free Mind) Age of Reason

  4. European Scientists American Scientist • Nickolas Copernicus: Heliocentric Theory • Galileo Galilei: Telescope • Sir Isaac Newton: Physical Laws of a logically ordered universe • Ben Franklin: Youth and Early Career, Pursuit of Virtue, “Useful Philosophy”, Man of Science and Invention, Poor Mans Almanac, Views on Women, • John Winthrop Jr: Measurement of Sun Science & Math

  5. John Locke: Democratic Liberty • Glorious Revolution: Man is in a free state of nature, surrendering his certain freedoms but never natural rights. Philosophy

  6. Natural Rights • Right to life, liberty & pursuit of property. • Duty to overthrow a despotic government The Two Treatises - 1689

  7. French Philosophy • Voltaire – Enlightened Deposition • Rousseau – Social Contract Other Philosophers

  8. Adam Smith- Wealth of Nations (1776) • Capitalism- Natural Supply and Demand • Mercantilism- Govern’t Control of Foreign Trade Economics

  9. AP TEST PREP AND PREVIEW WORKING IN TEAMS WE WILL ATTEMPT TO CREATE A THESIS STATEMENT FOR ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FRQs

  10. Part of the AP test will be a series of FREE RESPONSE QUESTIONS…. • You will have 4 questions to which you will need to answer 2 of the questions. SAMPLE THESIS FRQ

  11. In teams… • You need to first develop an individual thesis to each of the two questions… • Then, as a team, develop your teamed thesis to each of the topics. • Write your thesis on the board. • We will then critique the thesis. FRQ

  12. From your thesis- jot down supporting points to you thesis. • Mainly topic sentences. FRQ

  13. Evaluate the significance of religion in colonial development in the sixteenth-century British North America. Questions

  14. 1.To what extent did English attempts to increase imperial control over the colonies during the seventeenth century succeed in making the colonies dependent on England in political and economic terms? Questions…