Chapter 20

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Growth in Basic Literacy

1600 - 1800

Daniel Defoe

1659 - 1731

Susannah Wesley

1669 - 1742

France Began to Set Up Christian Schools

1682

John Wesley

1703 - 1791

Prussia Made Attendance at Elementary Schools Compulsory

1717

Government Foundling Homes Established

1720 - 1780

Lady Mary Montagu Spread Her Practice in England

1722

John Wesley was Ordained an Anglican Priest

1728

Edward Gibbon

1737 - 1794

Reign of Frederick the Great in Prussia

1740 - 1786

Reign of Maria Theresa in Austria

1740 - 1780

Edward Jenner

1749 - 1823

Wesley Preaches Revival in England

1750 - 1790

The Illegitimacy Explosion

1750 - 1850

Madame du Coudray's "Manual on the Art of Childbirth"

1757

"Emile" by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

1762

Louis XV Ordered the Jesuits Out of France and Confiscated Their Property

1763

The Pope Caved into Louis XV

1773

It was Made Illegal for Parents to Sleep in The Same Bed With Children

1784

William Tuke Founded the First Humane Sanatorium in England

1790

Philippe Pinel Began Treaty the Mentally Ill like Patients Rather than Prisoners

1793

Jenner Preformed His First Vaccination

1796

Jenner Published His Findings

1798