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What is the short name for the Enlightenment?

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What is the short name for the Enlightenment?
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"L'illuminismo in Europa "
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Illuminismo was an 18th century European movement that emphasized reason and individualism. The movement was a reaction to traditionalism and religious influence in society. Illuminismo focused on the power of human reason and encouraged people to think critically.
Illuminismo: The Enlightenment
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Illuminismo: a philosophical movement of the 1700s that emphasized the use of reason as the primary source of knowledge and advocated for the advancement of science and the reform of society. Enlightened Despotism: a form of government in which absolute monarchs used their power to enact laws and edicts that were based on the principles of the Enlightenment. Separation of Powers: a concept developed by Enlightenment thinkers that proposed dividing the government into three separate branches of power: executive, legislative, and judicial.
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The famous philosopher Voltaire wrote over 2,000 books and pamphlets during the illuminismo period. The illuminismo movement began in the late 1600s in France and spread all across Europe. The illuminismo movement focused on the ideas of reason, liberty, and progress in the society.
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Work together in pairs: Question: Name two countries in which the ideas of the Enlightenment were most influential.
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What were the main ideas of the Enlightenment period (Illuminismo)?
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Work together in pairs: What are some of the important ideas of the Enlightenment, or Illuminismo, that still shape the world today?
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Brain break: Draw a slice of pizza awake in bed, covered in mini pepperoni pillows
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What is the Italian term for Enlightenment?
  • Rinascimento
  • Illuminismo
  • Barocco
  • Manierismo
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Which famous philosopher was a key figure in the Enlightenment movement?
  • Voltaire
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Karl Marx
  • Immanuel Kant
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'The Social Contract,' a book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, was published during which period of history?
  • 'Roaring Twenties'
  • 'Dark Ages'
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Enlightenment
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'The Wealth of Nations', an important work on economics, was written by which Scottish philosopher during the Enlightenment era?
  • John Locke
  • Adam Smith
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • David Hume
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Which country served as a major center for Enlightenment thought and produced many famous intellectuals during that time?
  • France
  • Russia
  • England
  • Italy

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