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Triangular Trade Network Countries
What did Europe trade to Africa?
European merchants brought goods for African Slaves
What did Africa send to the Americas and what was the passage they took called?
- Transported slaves to the Americas
- Middle Passage
What did the West Indies trade to Europe?
Sugar, Molasses, or other products fo slaves
T/F The developments in the new colonies did not affect the rest of the world
What grew in Europe?
What did the vast movement of people lead to?
- Transfer of goods and ideas
- Food exchange
- Population growth
- Europeans sailed to the Americas
What is Reason?
Logical human thought
What are laws that govern human nature?
What is the revolution thta came after the Scientific Revolution?
What is the Enlightenment also known as?
The Age of Reason
What problems were present during the Enlightenment?
Agreement by wich people gave up the state of nature for and organized society
Rights that belonged to all human beings from birth
French Enlightenment thinkers
looked for natural laws to define a rational economic system
allowing businesses to operate with little or no governmant interference
- Social contract
- Government to provide security
- Two Treatises of Government
- Natural rights
- English Political Philosopher
Baron de Montesquieu
- Spirit of the Laws
- Checks and Balances
- Separation of Powers
- Most famous Philosophe
- Wrote of corrupt officials, inequality, injustice, and superstition
- Famous for wit and advocacy of civil liberties and freedom of religion and free trade
- New ways of thinking
- The Social Contract
- Political philosophy influenced French and US Revolutions
- Developed modern political, sociological, and educational thoughts
- Most contraversial Philosophe
- The Wealth of Nations
- Supports laissez faire economics and the free market system
- Known as the father of economics and capitalism