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Changes in Society

Changes in Society [electronic resource (video)] / BBC Worldwide Ltd.
New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2013], c2012.
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1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col.
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By the end of the 18th century, many Enlightenment ideals about society had been put into practice by three remarkable men: Nicolas de Condorcet, who advocated for civil rights, the abolishment of slavery, and gender equality; Thomas Jefferson, principal author of the Declaration of Independence; and Frederick the Great, whose "enlightened absolutism" meant religious tolerance in Prussia. This program profiles their achievements.
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Originally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2012.
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Mode of access: Internet.
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9 & up.
Embracing New Ideas (2:15)
Sanssouci Palace (1:50)
Enlightened Court of Frederick the Great (1:47)
Philosopher King (1:53)
Massive Army, Massive Casualties (1:51)
Prussia: Soldiers With a Country (1:32)
Frederick's Vision of Utopia (2:15)
All Faiths Welcome in Prussia (1:28)
Think Whatever You Like, But Obey (1:54)
Enlightenment for Prussia
On Frederick's Terms (1:11)
Thomas Jefferson's America (1:22)
Glimpse into Jefferson's Mind (1:37)
Turning Principles into Reality (1:03)
Declaration of Independence (1:39)
Pursuit of Happiness (0:54)
Securing Natural Rights (2:11)
Thomas Jefferson and Slavery (2:39)
Emancipation (1:02)
Educating Future Leaders (0:56)
Versailles (1:34)
Jefferson: Embodiment of American Virtues (1:16)
Enlightened Mathematician (1:58)
The French Revolution Begins (2:36)
Freedom of Information (1:31)
Declaration of the Rights of Man (2:42)
Deciding the King's Fate (2:07)
The Terror (2:04)
Outline of the Progress of the Human Spirit (2:47)
Preserving the Enlightenment (1:23)
Credits: Changes in Society: Heroes of the Enlightenment (0:31)
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52473s Infobase
52475 Infobase
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