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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
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
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
Government to provide security
Two Treatises of Government
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