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charles 2nd
brought back theater, brought women on stage, era not known for good plays
age of absolutism
Time period where kings and queens ruled domains with total control over their people.
glorious revolution
the revolution against James II
age of reason
a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions
constitutional monarchy
.., A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is limited by a constitution.
absolute monarchy
., ruler's power is unlimited
william harvey
He showed how heart pumps blood through body
galileo galilei
which scientist was criticised for his theroy?
english civil war
civil war in England between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists under Charles I
peter the great
St. Petersburg. Modernized Russia.
charles 1
Tried to bring more absolute monarchy to england
oliver cromwell
English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
therory that the universe revalvs around the earth
federick the great
Ruler of Prussia; Centralized Gov't and it it under his control; Devotged his life to the Prussian Army made most efficient fighting force in Europe
louis xiv
king of France from 1643 to 1715
nicolaus copernicus
suggested that the sun, not Earth, was the center of our solar system (heliocentric)
isaac newton
inventor of reflecting telescope, used math to prove gravity
scientific method
., a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses, Social Psych is considered a science because of the use of the __________.
scientific revolution
an era between 16th and 18th centuries when scientists began doing research in a new way using the scientific method
., undeveloped but potentially useful
english bill of rights
King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. It guaranteed certain rights to English citizens and declared that elections for Parliament would happen frequently. By accepting this document, they supported a limited monarchy, a system in which they shared their power with Parliament and the people.
divine right of kings
., god gave kings the right to rule and kings are answerable only to God
sun is the center of the universe
johannes kepler
proved elliptical orbits
a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions

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