AP European History 2.2 Period 2: 1648-1815

AP European History 2.2 Period 2: 1648-1815. Advances in the Scientific Revolution, like the one shown in the image, ultimately led English philosophers to doubt which of the following?

APAP European History
AP European HistoryPeriod 2: 1648-1815
LanguageEnglish Language
Test PrepAP European History

Transcript

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following and your potential answers.. [mumbling]

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alright well don't get too excited the Scientific Revolution had nothing to do

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with robots taken over the world not yet anyway well the Scientific Revolution [Girl in a bar and Arnold Schwarzenegger appears]

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we're talking about here was really just a bunch of nerds sitting around in

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Europe figuring out a bunch of mathematical and scientific stuff pretty [Historical scientific figures together in a room]

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cool but not like a plot of dozens of movies kind of cool anyway some of the

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advances made in the revolution led to many English Philosopher's beginning to [English philosopher's sat together]

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doubt something but what was it well was it A; God well not quite from the

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beginning of the movement philosophers and scientists never doubted that God [A person with a cat's head dressed in robes]

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created the universe in fact much of the work was done under the church and

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Copernicus even dedicated his book to the Pope though that didn't stop it from

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igniting a fundamental debate within the church but well it was a nice try so that

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eliminates A... What about C scientific thinking huh well it doesn't make much [The letter C with two question marks]

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sense scientific thinking and mathematical inquiry for that matter

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became a part of public and religious life. Science was discussed everywhere

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and scientific books were published like never before basically science was the [A scientist wearing a white coat in a lab]

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fad of the early modern period pretty cool but not as far out as disco and

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bell bottoms, right? All right well that eliminates C and D... That means that the

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Scientific Revolution led English Philosopher's to doubt B; absolutism

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while the Scientific Revolution didn't make anyone question God they did [A priest and a baby and a crown appears on the baby's head]

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start to wonder if religious leaders should really be the ones in absolute

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power in other words philosophers started thinking that we should be ruled

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by law as in laws we set forth not the divine law so B is the correct answer [A book of law and the letter B with a green tick]

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but hey at least nobody has ever doubted how groovy lava lamps are.. Check those

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out.. That is a scientific marvel stare at it for a while, see how it makes

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you feel. [A laval lamp]