For example, she built towns, renovated as long as expanded old towns in Russia. Since the Russian Empire was growing as she was making these accomplishments, she decided to build schools for the more extensive school systems that were created. Since she was very devoted to the arts, science, and politics. All of these led her to try to bring the Enlightenment to Russia. All of the success and positive impacts led for her view by the people to be positive.
The Enlightenment, the intellectual movement that stressed reason and individualism rather than tradition, sparked a change in the political systems of many Eastern and Central European rulers during the eighteenth century. Before the Enlightenment, the majority of rulers relied on absolutism and expected strict adherence to their laws. However, following the Enlightenment the philosophes, intellectuals involved in the movement, believed that it was crucial to educate the monarchs about the emergence of new ideals, which could be applied to their governments. Because the European monarchs were among the most educated in society, they were attracted to any ideas that could improve or reform society. The resulting ideal coined the term “enlightened
Catherine the Great Catherine the Great was an absolute ruler who, inspired by the philosophy of reasoning and logical thought in Europe regarded as the Enlightenment period in the 18th century, implemented policies and principles that reflected these ideas and hence was undoubtedly an Enlightened ruler to a significant extent. She was particularly aligned with the ideas of philosophes Voltaire, Montesquieu and Beccaria, and introduced Western influences as well as Enlightened concepts that were the necessary foundations of the modernisation of Russia. Catherine’s reformation of the educational system proved to be a wise decision as she opened it to all classes and both men and women, hence reinforcing her status as an Enlightened ruler. Moreover,
Catherine being the absolute monarch of Russia at the time she was able establish new ways of thinking and processing, that was greatly influenced by the French enlightenment. The new way of thinking in Russia later became known as the enlightened despot and spread very quickly. Catherine The Great made
The Great Gatsby is hailed as a great piece of 1920 's fiction due to its detailing of a new, fast paced America, and the way that America affected the population. These affects manifested as traits in people, and further developed into stereotypes. In the post World War 1 America this novel is set in, industry and technology were becoming readily available to the public, cementing these stereotypes into our population as we quickly moved along at a new pace. In The Great Gatsby, these people, actions, and relationships, are represented by the four main characters: Nick, Daisy, Tom, and Jay. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses these characters to symbolize the stereotypical people of a modern America.
The main ideas of the Enlightenment were reason, individualism, Fraternity, and skepticism. The Enlightenment was a time for people to use reason and represent individualism because people were skeptical of old beliefs, and therefore they
The enlightenment period, also called the age of reason, was a period between the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that affected government and equality immensely. Religious, political, social, and economic equality became possible because of the ideas presented by these philosophers. Although the philosophers had variants with their ideas, they all pointed to equality. Documents A, B, C, and D, are perfect examples of how these philosophers had different views on equality. Total equality became possible because the philosophers argued and supported their points.
We have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought.” (Golshan, 2016). Mrs. Clinton uses the canon of rhetoric invetio to proclaim that she was fighting for an inclusive America; an America that would be best lead by a women president. This is a completely new idea in our country and she was at the forefront of it. The rhetoric that Mrs. Clinton used was very effective, and even through all of her scandals, she convinced millions of Americans and even had the popular vote.
Over the week, we have seen how artists convey revolutionary messages to the public, the era of Enlightenment created a wave of social and political change in the 18th and 19th centuries. It comes to mind the painting of Joseph Wright of Derby who painted a philosopher giving a lecture at the orrery in 1765 (Khanacademy.org n.d). Painting of this nature gives a compelling message of social development to the public; it’s a common scenario these days depending from which perspective we look at it. In this essay, I will discuss how usual art conveys messages these days as oppose to 18th and 19th century period. Body.
This war was the beginning of it all, it created the United States, and it unified us as a country. Before the American Revolution, we were under strict British control. Yes, we had right, but they had to be granted to us. But that would all change post-war. Also the war inspired others, it changed the life’s of women, and it gave some power to more ordinary people, not just the elites and changed more of the social aspects of society.
Delving into the documents of 18th century Europe, readers most often come away with the impression of a society dominated by a new enlightened era of reason and knowledge. During this period trade surges, secularism arises, and political reform becomes the foremost issue facing the newly educated, and minted, middle class. From this melting pot, arose countless now famous, and immensely influential writers, philosophers, tradesmen, scientists alike. The writings of one such of these individuals, however, Fredrick the Great of Prussia, a self-proclaimed strict devotee to the enlightenment, seem to be in stark contrast with the ideas of liberalism, and natural rights that were surging through Europe. Despite his devotion to the enlightenment and its principles, close examination of his works, specifically Political Testament (1752), reveal an obvious anterior motive to his grandiose ideas.
The railroads of America took many years to advance into what it is now. The process was fundamental to the growth of America. They began somewhere around the 1820’s and grew as the country did. Many different people throughout America were allowed to live successful lives thanks to the effect that the railroads had on their lives. The Railroads throughout America has allowed her to grow and prosper throughout the industrial Revelation.
Ballet originated in Europe during the Renaissance and has influenced performing arts throughout generations. It has evolved into a highly complex art form over the past 500 years. It has been a starting point for many other dance styles. From the early times,
Trade was also affected by the discovery of the New World, many new things were now available for trade with Europe and at the same time many European items were incorporated in the New World. So the discovery of the New World had a huge impact on how the modern western society developed. European countries began to make new expeditions after the discovery of the New World. The Spanish and Portuguese were some of the first who made these expeditions. The main focus was to look for new resources like gold and other items that could be used for trade.