||Assignments - Classwork
Introduction: Overview of Enlightened Thinking
Primary Source Analysis: Pick one from Rouseau, Beccaria, and Hume. Write
a one-page reaction.
Discussion: Rousseau, Beccaria, Hume - Are they really enlightened?
Video: Russian Czars
p. 329 - 336 (Enlightened Despotism in France, Austria, and Prussia)
Discussion: Enlightened Despots in France, Prussia, and Austria
Art Analysis: Enlightened Despots' Propaganda
Discussion/Video: The Freemasons
Palmer: p. 336 - 342 (Russian
Enlightened Despots - Catherine the Great)
Reading/Discussion: Despots' Primary Sources
Reading: Joseph II's Edict of Tolerance
Presentation/Discussion/Video: Catherine the Great
Handout (Read and Mark Up): Rococo Art (please
go through the Powerpoint as well)
Presentation: Social History/Ottomans
Art and Music Analysis: Rococo with Mozart
Palmer: p. 264 - 273 (Western Europe
After Utrecht). NOTE: Skim "The Bubbles"
Unit 4 Exam next Thursday.
'Tulipomania' discussion at Barnes and Noble on December 14th?
'Little Ice Age' discussion at Barnes and Noble on December 21st?