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Chapter Study

Posted Today at 11:58 AM by maurheenbrutus

The Cold War- a state of political hostility between countries characterized by threats, propaganda and other measures short of open warfare

This consisted of Intense-
-political
-economic
-military
-idealological rivalry between nations

rivalry after World War II between the soviet Union and the satellites and the democratic countries of the western world , under the united states influence

-What was the Cold War ...
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The Enlightenment Part II

Posted April 15th, 2015 at 07:57 PM by maurheenbrutus

The Enlightenment Era was also known as the age of Reason.
-The Enlightenment Era began in the 1650's and ended in the 1780's.
-This movement was about breaking the barriers of traditional thinking. This era was more about
-reason
-analysis
-individualism
instead of the traditional ways of thinking

Enlightenment Thinkers of this time
-Francis Bacon (1562-1626)
-Rene Descartes (1596-1650)
-John Locke (1632-1704)...
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Beginning of the Enlightenment Part I

Posted April 14th, 2015 at 08:23 PM by maurheenbrutus

Karl Marx (1818-1883) - German founder of modern communism in England from 1849. With the Engels he wrote the Communist Manifesto (1848).
He developed his theories of the class struggle and the economics of capitalism in Das Kapital (1867;1885;1895)
He was one of the founders of The International Workingmen's Association (1864)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)-
German composer who rose to prominence in the early 1700's.
Influenced countless later composers...
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The Jacobins

Posted April 13th, 2015 at 09:17 AM by maurheenbrutus

Jacobin was used to describe a member of the Jacobins Club
-a revolutionary political movement that had been the most famous political movement since the french revolution began.

-created a strong government in which war could be funded and dealt with
-economic chaos
-internal rebellion

The Jacobins supported this movement / radical group for the greater good of the working class and the poor.

Installing the General Maximum-this...
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The islamic golden age and it's influences

Posted April 12th, 2015 at 11:13 AM by Piccolo
Updated April 12th, 2015 at 12:40 PM by Piccolo (Adding content)

Ok. So, I am like trying to see how the Islamic golden age affected stuff.

I would say the most notable IGA scholar was Ibn-Khaldun; probably the most notable Pre-Enlightenment economist as far as the western and Islamic world are concerned.

Al-Batani was also cited by Copernicus in his works; although I am not sure if that is important.

Although Al-Biruni (Persia), seems to have been a factor in bridging the gap between classical and Renaissance navigation...
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