The Scientific Revolution encouraged people to think differently

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  • The Scientific Revolution encouraged people to think differently.E. Napp

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  • People began to apply the scientific method to history, government, and economics.E. Napp

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  • During the 17th and 18th centuries, scholars had such confidence in reason that they believed that they could use it to free people from superstition, poverty, and oppression.E. Napp

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  • The importance of reason to this period has caused it to become known as the Enlightenment or the Age of Reason.E. Napp

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  • People began to ask questions. They began to criticize the old ways.E. Napp

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  • Paris became the center of the Enlightenment as French thinkers discussed ways to improve society.E. Napp

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  • In Paris, wealthy women invited philosophers to gather in their homes to discuss new ideas.E. Napp

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  • These meetings were called salons.E. Napp

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  • Philosophers began to discuss religious toleration and religious freedom.E. Napp

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  • They began to discuss separation of powers.E. Napp

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  • They began to discuss individual rights.E. Napp

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  • Once again, ideas changed world history.E. Napp

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  • The Age of Reason changed world history.E. Napp

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