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1 MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD 5 Summer Session II, 2011 Cassedy STUDY GUIDE FOR MIDTERM BASIC CONCEPTS OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT Empiricism Rationalism Voltaire’s contribution to the debate: Pangloss (rationalism) vs. Candide (empiricism) Social contract theory State of nature The nature of the contract How power is preserved and protected What that power protects us from Natural rights, natural laws Hobbes Locke Rousseau Jefferson Adam Smith and modern economics Natural laws that “man” follows Natural laws that economic development follows THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Its causes and origins Thomas Paine’s Common Sense and the role it played in the Revolution The Declaration of Independence and its origins THE FRENCH REVOLUTION Its causes and origins The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and its origins THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Basic features of capitalism How these features are connected with industrial manufacturing
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Unformatted text preview: Why England led the way 2 How working life changed How social life changed Ure’s defense of the manufacturing system Engels’s attack on the manufacturing system NATIONALISM Gellner’s definition of nationalism, what its various key words and phrases mean How it plays out in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Fichte’s Addresses to the German Nation and how they lead to the new concept of the nation-state How the nation-state differs from the civil society of the social contract theorists THE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT Connection with the anti-slavery movement Contributions of Olympe de Gouges, Elizabeth Cady Stanton The Seneca Falls Declaration Connection with the American abolition and civil rights movement The Civil War Amendments The suffrage movement...
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