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Salon

Social gathering for discussing ideas or enjoying art

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Baroque

Grand , ornate style

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Neoclassical

Simple style that borrowed ideas from classical Greece and Rome

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Enlightenment despot

Ruler who supported enlightenment ideas but did not give up power

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Catherine the Great

Russian ruler who took steps to reform and modernize Russian

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Declaration of Independence

Document declaring American independence from Britain

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Thomas Jefferson

Author of Declaration of Independence

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checks and balances

System in which each branch of government checks, or limits, the power of the other two branches

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Federal system

System of government in which power is divided between the national and state governments

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Bill of Rights

First ten amendments to the u.s. constitution; protections of basic rights for individuals