World History A/Alternative Assignment for Renaissance/Unit 1 #5

 

a)      First, read the readings under “Renaissance Readings” on my website. Use the reading as well as the internet to do the assignment below.

 

b)      Then, answer the following questions:

 

1)      In the section “Dawn of a New Age”, explain what the Renaissance was, where it spread and what it influenced. 5 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.

 

 

 

 

2)      In the section on “Humanism”: explain what humanism was, how it influenced the Renaissance, and how it changed people’s point of view during this time. Use the internet also. 5 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.

 

 

 

 

 

3)      In the section on “Gutenberg”: Explain his invention and how it changed life during this time. Use the internet also. 5 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.

 

 

 

 

4)      Section: “City States in Italy” and “The Medicis”: Explain the evolution of the city states and the impact on life and art during the Renaissance. Also, explain who the Medicis were and why they were important. Give names and dates. Use the internet also. 6 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.

 

 

 

 

5)      “Social Levels”: Explain the 4 social classes and who they were the same and different from each other. Use the internet also. 5 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.

 

 

 

6)      “Renaissance Art”: Explain what new artistic methods were developed during the Renaissance, and explain at least 3 facts about Michelangelo, in your own words. Use the internet also. 5 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.

 

 

 

7)      “Renaissance Spreads” and “Machievelli”: Explain how the Renaissance spread, and explain the contributions of Shakespeare and Bruegel and Machievelli  to the Renaissance. Use the internet also. 6 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.

 

 

 

 

 

8)      “Europeans Explore the World” and “Magellan”: Explain the history of Europeans exploring beyond the world they knew, and what Magellan did that was so important for history and geography. Use the internet also. 5 sentences. Include at least 4 underlined facts.