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1 Vampires of the Enlightenment
Paradoxical as it may seem, the proudly rational era of the 18th century was also the heyday of popular belief in vampires.
10 Q
May 01 07
3588 plays
2 The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was a great intellectual movement that ended up influencing the American system of government. Many people, however, know very little about it. Are you one of them?
15 Q
Nov 18 06
1620 plays
3 Philosophers of the Enlightenment
During the Enlightenment in Europe, many philosophers expressed new ideas in terms of government, laws, etc. Can you answer a few questions about these philosophers, their works, and beliefs?
10 Q
Feb 02 11
600 plays
4 The Scottish Enlightenment
The Scottish Enlightenment was an 18th century intellectual movement which lasted from about 1720 to about 1800; it affected politics, art, literature and society across Europe and the World.
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10 Q
Jul 15 07
561 plays
5 About the European Enlightenment
This quiz tests a basic comprehension of the European Enlightenment of the eighteenth century, with an emphasis on individual Enlightenment thinkers.
10 Q
Aug 08 11
315 plays
6 Figures From 1700s Europe
This quiz is on figures from the European Enlightenment, centering on the second half of the eighteenth century, and from the French Revolution and the years directly following it.
10 Q
Sep 11 01
1806 plays
7 The Enlightenment
Test your knowledge of the Enlightenment.
10 Q
Jun 05 00
2319 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Which country is traditionally regarded as the main center of the Enlightenment during most of the movement?
* Although not often credited for it, what country was responsible for the beginning of most Enlightenment thought?
* An early philosopher who inspired much of the Enlightenment thought and wrote a 'History of England' was?
* One philosopher who was a source of early inspiration to Enlightenment thinkers, and who was given credit for saying 'I think, therefore I am' was?
* One of the most controversial Enlightenment authors, who was imprisoned in the Bastille and later exiled to England for offending a French nobleman?

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