Module 5 Study Guide

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Module 5 Study Guide
Provide a detailed description of the historical importance of each of the famous people, key terms and places listed below. Focus on explaining what is most important to know about each including information that helps explain who, what, when, where and why. Use the lessons listed in parentheses to find the necessary information and avoid using Google, Wikipedia or other internet sources.

Famous People
Joseph II (5.02)

Copernicus (5.03)

Descartes (5.03)

Galileo (5.03)

Isaac Newton (5.03)

Johannes Kepler (5.03)

Andreas Vesalius (5.03)

Wright Brothers (5.04)

Albert Einstein (5.04)

John Locke (5.05)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (5.05)

Montesquieu (5.06)

Maximilien Robespierre (5.06)

Key Terms and Places
Characteristics of Absolute Monarchy (5.02)

Geocentric theory (5.03)

Heliocentric Theory (5.03)

Renaissance Humanism (5.03, 5.05)

Medieval Theories vs Scientific Revolution Theories (5.05)

Church view vs Scientific Revolution views (5.05)

Microchips (5.04)

Scientific Revolution (5.03)

Enlightenment (5.05)

Role of Women in the Enlightenment (5.05)

Enlightened despots (5.05)

French Revolution (5.06)

French Revolutionary Assembly (5.06)

Reign of Terror (5.06)

Declaration of the Rights of Man (5.06)

Storming of the Bastille (5.06)

Battle of Waterloo (5.06)
Questions to Consider for Review

What are some physical characteristics and the human characteristics that define and differentiate regions? (5.01)

What is one nation that you expect to be most like the way it was in 1648 in terms of the ethnicity of its people, national boundaries, language, and culture? How might this relate to its experience with foreign empires? Explain. (5.01)

How has Europe changed demographically and religiously over the last few centuries? (5.01)

Peter the Great and Catherine the Great were examples of the positive uses of absolute monarchy. Do you think that they could have accomplished the same things in a constitutional monarchy? (5.02)

Do you think that England would have become a constitutional monarchy without the conflicts between Catholics and Protestants? (5.02)

Compare and contrast the development of constitutional monarchy in England with those of the development of absolute monarchy in France, Spain, and Russia. (5.02)

How did scientific theories and methods of the Scientific Revolution challenge those of the early classical and medieval periods?

How have 20th century advances in transportation, medicine, and communications affected your daily life? (5.04)

Why is it that traditionally women and minorities have been underrepresented in the sciences? How do you see this changing with your generation? (5.04)

During the Scientific Revolution, what innovations were there in the areas of: communications, transportation, medicine, weapons, and physics (5.04)

Who were some of the key figures of the English and Scottish Enlightenment? What were their beliefs? (5.05)

How did women play a role in the Enlightenment? (5.05)

How did the Enlightenment affect the development of American democracy? (5.05)

Compare and contrast the Baroque style with the Neoclassical style? (5.05)

How might your personality and aspirations be changed if you were born in a nation or time with a completely different type of society? (5.06)

If the French king refused rights and freedoms to his own people, why did he bankrupt his country to help American revolutionaries? (5.06)

What are the series of events that led to the storming of the Bastille? (5.06)

What caused the French Revolution to take a more violent turn? (5.06)

Napoleon is repeatedly referred to as a despot or tyrant. Why do you think the French people tolerated him and the return to monarchical rule? (5.06)

What ultimately led to the downfall of Napoleon? (5.06)

Complete the chart with details about the cause and effects of the French Revolution (5.06)



France: Three Estates

France: Poverty and Monarchy

France: Suspicious Revolutionary Government

France: War with other nations fearing contamination by French Revolution

France: Napoleon's Military Successes

France: Napoleon's Ambition

France: Napoleon's Hubris and Final Downfall

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