World History: Industrial Revolution

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World History: Industrial Revolution
2010-10-09 23:22:43
Industrial Revolution World History History Culture Romanticism Realism

This is to help study for a test in world history about Romanticism and Realism. Contains key definitions and people
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  1. What is Romanticism?
    Romanticism is an intellectual movement that emerged at the end of the eighteenth century in reaction to the ideas of the enlightenment; it stressed feelings, emotions, and imagination as sources of knowing.
  2. How did romantics view poetry?
    Romantics viewed poetry as the DIRECT expression of the soul.
  3. Secularization:
    indifference to or rejection of religion
  4. Who was Ludwig van Beethoven?
    He was one of the most famous composeres of his era.
  5. Louis Pasteur
    He proposed the germ theory.
  6. Charles Darwin
    He thought of the concept that humans were part of the natural world. her wrote the book On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
  7. Organic evolution:
    the basic theory by Charles Darwin stating that each spiecies, or kind, of plant or animal had evolved over millions of years from earlier simpler forms.
  8. Natural Selection:
    "Those that are able to surveive [survival of the fittest] reproduce and thrive, while the unfit do not"-Charles Darwin
  9. Realism
    The belief that the world should be viewed realistically was closely related to the scientific outlook