All SAT II World History Resources
Example Question #1 : Enlightenment And The Scientific Revolution
Jeremy Bentham is most commonly associated with __________.
Jeremy Bentham was an English philosopher most commonly associated with the creation of the modern movement of utilitarianism. The primary tenet of utilitarianism is that morality and law should be grounded in ensuring the most happiness for the most amount of people. “It is the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people that is the measure of right and wrong.”
Example Question #2 : Enlightenment And The Scientific Revolution
Who wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman?
Elizabeth Barret Browning
Mary Wollstonecraft wrote A Vindication of Rights of Woman in 1792 at the height of the Enlightenment period. In this text, she argues that women are not naturally inferior to men, as was generally thought by people at the time, but rather appear that way because they are poorly educated and taught to be subservient.