Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Three class 2008 [6]

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The Enlightenment 1740 – 50s Reflection of European intellectual revolution Scientific and intellectual surge among the leaders and educated through massive importation of books – Human Reason dominated all spheres – look to one’s own intellect and reason – not just to God Literacy and education: – High literacy (50 – 70%) of white males were literate in 18 th Century
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Unformatted text preview: Education: Wide primary education for whites Colleges Practical knowledge producing local leaders Young men to advance their station in life More colleges in American than in England Social focus on personal achievement and success Law, business, investments Unit 1 lecture 3 Hollinger 1301 6...
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