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History: Modernity

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  1. Lesson 1: Orientation
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  2. Lesson 2: The Great Stage: Introduction to the West
    12 Steps
  3. Lesson 3: Ideas Have Consequences: The Enlightenment
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  4. Lesson 4: The Sacred & the Secular: Empires, Pirates, and Rulers
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ASSIGNMENT:

Complete Exam #4.

  1. Define the Sacred and Secular realms from a Biblical understanding.
  2. Why did Modernity divorce these two realms?
  3. How does Tradition prevent the separation of the Sacred from the Secular?
  4. How did the piracy of early Modernity illustrate the divorce between the Sacred and the Secular?
  5. Name 1 unique trait about each of the following pirates/privateers: Sir Francis Drake, William Kidd, Edward Teach.
  6. Name 3 unique traits about the rule of the Enlightened Despots Maria Theresa and Joseph II.
  7. Name 3 unique traits about the rule of one of the following Enlightened Despots: Frederick the Great or Catherine the Great.
  8. How did the rulers in questions 6 & 7 further divorce the Sacred from the Secular?