Quiz on Voltaire, the Calas Affair, and the Diffusion of New Ideas in 18-th Century France

  • Due Jun 30 at 11:59pm
  • Points 10
  • Questions 5
  • Available Jun 29 at 12pm - Jun 30 at 11:59pm 1 day
  • Time Limit None


Answer the following questions in a few sentences. Before taking this quiz, you should:

  • Complete the "Pre-reading questions". Question 3 will ask you to read the introduction to the "Age of Enlightenment (Links to an external site.)" at smarthistory.org.
  • Read the readings assigned for this module.
  • Look at the narrated slideshows (the slides are here).
  • Complete Exercise 1, which will ask you to explore 2 useful databases. The first is the Electronic Enlightenment -- a massive archive of early modern correspondence. The second is FBTEE: The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe, which is built on the account books of an 18th-century Swiss bookseller.
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