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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