New British Ideas and the Spread of English Notes


1. What is The Enlightenment?

2. What was the most important thing to Enlightenment thinkers?

3. How did Enlightenment thinkers come to see the universe?

4. What was Francis Bacon concerned with?

5. What was Thomas Hobbes concerned with?

6. What was John Locke concerned with?

7. What were the Whigs and the Tories?

8. Generally speaking, what did the Tories support?

9. As the two-party system developed, what probably happened more often than before?

10. Which areas were developed as colonies by the British in the seventeenth century?

11. What kind of people were Benjamin Franklin’s heroes?

12. Why did the united American colonies want to be independent from Britain?

13. What should the British have done if they wanted to keep the American colonies?

14. When did Thomas Jefferson use the expression “United States of America”?

15. How did the United States get the mid-west of America?

16. How did the United States get the far west of America?



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