Jeopardy Review on the Enlightenment
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100--- Define Enlightenment
Age of reason (1700-1789 intellectual movement)
200--- What is the French Term for hands-off regarding economic policies?
300--- A group of thinkers in the early 1700s who believed in reason, liberty,
natural law, progress, and human happiness were called
400--- A defensive strategy in which weak countries join together to match or
exceed the power of a stronger country
Balance of power
500--- A naturalistic belief that acknowledged God as the creator of the
universe is called
100--- An autocratic ruler who exercises absolute power is called a
200--- Group of men of the Enlightenment who met secretly in lodges
300--- Rooms in homes for entertaining people and sharing new ideas, hosted by
400--- The idea that rulers receive their authority from God and are answerable
only to God
500--- An economic theory under which a country increases its wealth by
e xporting more goods than its imports
100--- Who was leader of Austria from 1740-1780?
200--- Who was leader of Russia from 1762-1796?
Catherine the Great
300--- In order to watch over the whole structure of his enlightened reform,
Joseph II created a
400--- Name one accomplishment of Fredrick the Great during the Enlightenment
Elementary education, religion
500--- What was the name of King George IIIs advisors who attempted to control
100--- What philosophe is noted for writing about separation of powers?
The Spirit of Laws- Montesquieu
200--- Who is noted for the Encyclopedia?
300--- Who wrote the Social Contract?
400--- Economic advisors during the Enlightenment where called
500--- Who wrote the Wealth of Nations?
100--- What is the movement ortime period directly before the Enlightenment?
200--- Music during the Enlightenment can be described as
Complex compositions/chamber music
300--- What brings the Enlightenment to an end?
400--- In the 18th century, what aspect of British political life caused the
most public criticism?
Representation in Parliament
500--- Who founded a peasant uprising in Russia in 1773 and was later drawn and
Final Jeopardy Question/Essay
Why did enlightened despotism fail in France?