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Copernicus Publishes Heliocentric Theory

1543

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

1) Interpreting scripture is heretic
2) Index of Prohibited books

Height of Witchcraft Trials

1580 - 1630

during european wars of religion

Heliocentric Theory Placed on Index

1616

Dialogue, Galileo, Heliocentrism

1632

Leviathan

1651

Two Treaties, John Locke

1689

Bill of Rights

1689

Passed by Parliment

Encyclopedie

1751

France, Diderot and D'alembert

Lisbon Earthquake

1755

Candide

1759

Voltaire

What Is Enlightenment? Kant

1784

Interesting Narrative

1789

Equiano, freed slave

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

1792

Mary Wollstonecraft, equality through education