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The Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution

an implicit agreement among the members of a society to cooperate for social benefits, for example by sacrificing some individual freedom for state protection
a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. Dubbed the father of modern western philosophy,
a key advocate of the empirical approaches of the Scientific Revolution. In his “Essay Concerning Human Understanding,” he advanced a theory of the self as a blank page, with knowledge and identity arising only from accumulated experience. His political theory of government by the consent of the governed as a means to protect “life, liberty and estate”
send (goods or services) to another country for sale.
a French philosopher and writer of the Age of Enlightenment. His Political Philosophy, particularly his formulation of social contract theory (or Contractarianism), strongly influenced the French Revolution and the development of Liberal, Conservative and Socialist theory
an English Renaissance statesman and philosopher, best known for his promotion of the scientific method.
a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country
one of the greatest of all French writers. Although only a few of his works are still read, he continues to be held in worldwide repute as a courageous crusader against tyranny, bigotry, and cruelty
an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies
French political philosopher whose principal work, The Spirit of Laws, was a major contribution to political theory.
a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge.
One of the most influential Greek astronomers and geographers of his time, Ptolemy propounded the geocentric theory in a form that prevailed for 1400 years.
the theory that reason rather than experience is the foundation of certainty in knowledge
a body of unchanging moral principles regarded as a basis for all human conduct
belief in the existence of a supreme being, specifically of a creator who does not intervene in the universe
a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation.
the activity of buying and selling, especially on a large scale
English philosopher, scientist, and historian, best known for his political philosophy, especially as articulated in his masterpiece Leviathan (1651).
German astronomer who discovered three laws of planetary motion
an English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights
a business or manufacturing activity carried on in a person's home
an English mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who is widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution
a set of principles on which the practice of an activity is based
a type of national economic policy designed to maximize the trade of a nation and especially to maximize the accumulation of gold and silver.
a Renaissance- and Reformation-era mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe
an Italian polymath: astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician. He has been called the "father of observational astronomy",[4] the "father of modern physics",[5][6] the "father of the scientific method",[7] and the "father of science"
bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale.