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7.8.2: Check Your Understanding Questions

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    Check Your Understanding Questions

    1 .
    How did the principles of the Scientific Revolution influence the Enlightenment?
    2 .
    What were some of the global foundations of the Enlightenment?
    3 .
    What did the concept of natural rights mean to John Locke?
    4 .
    What was the general will, according to Rousseau, and what role did he believe it should play in government?
    5 .
    How did Burke and Bentham each disagree with Locke and other philosophers about the concept of natural rights?
    6 .
    What was the relationship between social contract theory and natural rights?
    7 .
    In what ways did women participate in the Enlightenment?
    8 .
    How was the public sphere of the Enlightenment influenced by earlier developments in the Islamic world?
    9 .
    What role did coffeehouses play in the exchange of Enlightenment ideas?
    10 .
    What role did universities play in fostering public debate?
    11 .
    To whom were the principles of natural rights actually extended as a result of the American Revolution, and who was omitted from the extension of such rights?
    12 .
    What was Saint-Domingue’s relationship with France prior to the Haitian Revolution?
    13 .
    To whom did the leaders of Haiti’s Revolution intend to extend natural rights?
    14 .
    Who achieved full rights of citizenship as a result of the French Revolution, and who did not?
    15 .
    How did revolutions inspire nationalism, liberalism, and conservatism?
    16 .
    Who attended the Congress of Vienna, and what was its purpose?
    17 .
    What are the main tenets of liberalism?
    18 .
    What are the main goals of conservatism?

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