Day Date Assignments - Classwork and Homework

Nov. 30th


Introduction: Overview of Enlightened Thinking
Discussion: Philosophes

Primary Source Analysis: Pick one from Rouseau, Beccaria, and Hume. Write a one-page reaction.

Tuesday Dec. 1st

Presentation/Video/Discussion: Salons
Discussion: Rousseau, Beccaria, Hume - Are they really enlightened?
Video: Russian Czars

Palmer: p. 329 - 336 (Enlightened Despotism in France, Austria, and Prussia)

Wednesday Dec. 2nd

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)

Thursday Dec. 3rd

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)

Friday Dec. 4th

Quotes: Deism
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?