Ch11-12 Terms

Ch11-12 Terms - Federico Nusymowicz Period 4 The...

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Federico Nusymowicz Period 4 The Jeffersonian Era ID Benjamin Banneker: free African American mathematician, astronomer,clockmaker, and publisher. Benjamin Rush: a Founding Father of the United States. Rush lived in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and was a physician, writer, educator, and humanitarian. He also was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and attended the Continental Congress. James Watt: a Scottish inventor and engineer whose improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution. Robert Fulton: a U.S. engineer and inventor, who was widely credited with developing the first steam-powered ship marked as a commercial success. Deism: hold that correct religious beliefs must be founded on human reason and observed features of the natural world, and that these sources lead to belief in the existence of one God or Supreme Being. Unitarianism: believed in the oneness of God and not the Christian doctrine of the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in one God) proclaimed at the Council of Nicaea in 325 CE. Historic Unitarians believed in the moral authority, but not the deity, of Jesus. Unitarians are characterized by some as being identified through history as free thinkers and dissenters, evolving their beliefs in the direction of rationalism and humanism. Eli Whitney: an American inventor and manufacturer. Cotton gin, muskets.
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Ch11-12 Terms - Federico Nusymowicz Period 4 The...

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