Chapter 2 (4310)

Chapter 2(4310) - a Why did religious leaders not see a conflict between the world of science(reason and the world of God(faith 7 Benjamin Franklin

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Study Guide. Chapter 2 Philadelphia 1740-1800 I. Penn and Quakerism 1. What were the 2 main emphases of the Quakers? a. Why did they de-emphasize standard church ritual? b. How did their views verge on mysticism ? 2. What were the political implications of their opposition to all things carnal? 3. William Penn -- describe his life. a. Penn was both a radical and a conservative -- as shown by his policies for Pennsylvania. Explain. * Which side won out in Pennsylvania (radical or conservative)? 4. Quaker beliefs led to 3 unique achievements. Explain. (re Indians, slavery, and toleration) II. The Enlightenment 5. Europe vs. colonies a. What did they have in common? b. How were they different? III. The colonies and science 6. What was the contribution of the colonies to science?
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Unformatted text preview: a. Why did religious leaders not see a conflict between the world of science (reason) and the world of God (faith)? 7. Benjamin Franklin was called a universal genius. Describe his life (including achievements in science, achievements in public affairs) IV. Beginnings of the arts 8. How was it that even the Puritans moved toward professional music? a. Why did the Quakers lag behind them? 9. Benjamin West was a good example of the "American artist", both in his youthful entry into painting, and his themes/style as a mature painter. Explain. • Corollary: Why were so many public buildings of the period (post offices, etc.) built in the Greek Revival style? 10. How did Charles Wilson Peale apply the Enlightenment in both his political activities and his artistic/scientific activities? a. Terms/IDs: first book published in colonies, John Singleton Copley...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course POLS 4310 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Chapter 2(4310) - a Why did religious leaders not see a conflict between the world of science(reason and the world of God(faith 7 Benjamin Franklin

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