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Period V: Scientific Revolution

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  • Intro 0:00
  • What Is It That 1750 Represents? 0:12
    • Out Of Order
    • Inexact Date
    • World-Wide Effect
    • Industrial Revolution
    • Factors That Led
    • Scientific Revolution
    • Historians Do Not Think It Should Be Called Scientific Revolution
    • Slow Process
    • Ordinary People Not Effected
  • Scientific Revolution Begins In 16th Century 6:30
    • Vesalius
    • Dissections Of Cadavers
    • Harsh Criticism
  • Galileo Galilei, 1564-1642 8:06
  • Galileo Studies The Moon, 1610 8:23
    • Created A Better Telescope
  • Galileo's Trial For Heresy, 1616 9:40
    • Brought Him To Trial-1616
    • Guilty For Heresy- House Arrest
  • Francis Bacon And Scientific Method 11:12
    • Francis Bacon Said Test It
  • Extensions Of Bacon's Ideas 12:35
    • Scientific Method- Road To Truth
    • Technological Growth
    • Industry
    • Transportation
    • Communications
  • Isaac Newton, 1642-1726 13:54
    • Greatest Science Mind
    • Gravity
    • Laws Of Motion
    • Calculus
  • Perhaps The Most Significant Science Book 15:10
  • An Example Of A Science Mind At Work 15:38
    • The Apple Tree
  • Further Uses Of Newton's Idea 16:36
    • Enlightenment
    • Natural Law
    • Social Behavior
    • Get Rid Of Superstition
  • Periodization 18:07
    • Periodization: Construction Of Historians
  • Main Concept 19:29
    • Scientific Revolution Led To Enlightenment
    • Essential Precursor
    • Sea-Change In Thinking Of European Intellectuals
    • Most Scientists Remained Within The Christian Faith
    • Science Showed How God Worked, Not Eliminate God