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Topic: Renaissance and Reformation in Europe

Text: Chapter 14, pages 360-387
Time line: Pages 360-361

Introduction and Section One (pages 360-366)


Concepts: What you need to be able to explain:

1. How did Savonarola define the worldview of the Middle Ages (Medieval World)?

2. Why did Savonarola object to the revival of the teachings of ancient Greece and Rome?

3. How did climate changes, trade, social customs, etc. cause (or make possible) the Black Death?

4. How did the Black Death affect Europe? For example: economics and society?

5. Why do some scholars say that the plague may have contributed to the decline of feudalism in western Europe?

6. When was the Hundred Years' War? What two countries were involved?
How did the results affect the strength of the French monarchy?

7. How was warfare changed as a result of that century of war?

8. What was the War of the Roses? Who were the "Roses?"
Who won and what was the effect on the English government?

9. As the Holy Roman Empire lost its influence, what royal family gained power in central Europe?

10. The Babylonian Captivity and the Great Schism made the Catholic Church vulnerable to criticism and dissatisfaction.
Explain how John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are a part of this.

11. Who gained power and who lost power or influence?
--nobles--kings--popes--peasants--laborers--

Names:
Who were these people?
Why were they important or significant?

Are they usually identified with an idea/person/event...?

1. Girolamo Savonarola
2. Joan of Arc
3. John Wycliffe
4. Jan Hus

Terms:
What do these terms mean?
What do they have to do with the Renaissance or the Reformation?

1. Bubonic Plague
2. flagellants
3. Babylonian Captivity
4. the Great Schism
5. indulgences
6. dauphin

Connections with today:

1. What comparisons and contrasts can you find between the Black Death of the 1300's and the AIDS epidemic today?

2. Joan of Arc continued to be an inspiration after her death. Can you think of any 20th century persons who did the same?

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Topic: Renaissance and Reformation    14-2
Text: Chapter 14, pages 360-387
Time line: Pages 360-361

Section Two, pages 367-374


Concepts: What you need to be able to explain:

1. Commercial Revolution: How was the plague one of the causes of the Commercial Revolution?

2. How did various cities or regions specialize? What made it possible for them to do that?

3. How did the idea of "capital" change?

4. What institutions had to develop to make all the international business transactions possible?
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5. How did the Ottomans accidentally encourage interest in Ancient Greece and Rome?

6. How did the medieval and the renaissance ideas about man(kind) differ?
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7. How did the social structure start to change?
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8. Compare Machiavelli's ideas with those of a leader in the 20th century.

9. Do you think the Medicis might have agreed with Machiavelli? Why or Why not?
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10. Why should certain people who were patrons of the arts be given some credit for the
development of the arts during the Renaissance?

11. How was Renaissance Art different from Medieval Art?

Names:
Who were these people?
Why were they important or significant?
Are they usually identified with an idea/person/event...?

1. the Medici family
2. the Fugger family
3. Francesco Petrarch
4. Niccolo Machiavelli
5. Giotto
6. Donatello
7. Sofonisba Anguissola
8. Isabella d'Este
9. Leonardo da Vinci
10. Michelangelo Bounarotti
11. Raphael

Terms:
What do these terms mean?
What do they have to do with the Renaissance or the Reformation?

1. standard of living
2. capital
3. joint stock company
4. classical education
5. humanism and the individual
6. civic humanism
7. rhetoric
8. city-states
9. balance of power
10. "Renaissance man"
11. "universal man"
12. The Prince
13. Patron of the Arts

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Topic: Renaissance and Reformation     14-3
Text: Chapter 14, pages 360-387
Time line: Pages 360-361

Section Three, pages 375-379


Concepts: What you need to be able to explain:

1. The Chinese invented a printing press long before Gutenberg. What made Johannes Gutenberg's invention unique?

2. Brainstorm as many ideas as you can all the different ways the printing press may have changed education, government, religion, reform movements, society.....
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3. What factors contributed to the spread of humanism or humanist ideas across Europe?

4. Why was humanism in the northern parts of Europe called Christian humanism?

5. What kinds of reform did northern humanists want?
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6. Why was the Renaissance in England called the Elizabethan Age?

7. Who were some of the great names of the Elizabethan Age?
What are they famous for?
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8. Renaissance art was not all the same. For example, German and Dutch artists portrayed Bible figures quite
differently from the way they are portrayed by Italian artists. Describe the difference.

Names:
Who were these people?
Why were they important or significant?
Are they usually identified with an idea/person/event...?

1. Johannes Gutenberg
2. Desiderius Erasmus
3. Sir Thomas More
4. Elizabeth I
5. William Shakespeare
6. Christopher Marlowe
7. Albrecht Dürer
8. Hans Holbein the Younger
9. Henry VIII
10. Pieter Brueghel
11. Marguerite of Navarre

Terms: What do these terms mean?
What do they have to do with the Renaissance or the Reformation?

1. Christian humanism
2. Utopia
3. the Flemish School
4. Realism
5. Perspective

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Topic: Renaissance and Reformation     14-4
Text: Chapter 14, pages 360-387
Time line: Pages 360-361

Section Four, pages 380-386


Concepts: What you need to be able to explain:

1. Before the Protestant reformation the official actions and private behavior of the pope and priests was very different from that allowed in the Catholic church today. What were the actions and behaviors that angered so many people?

2. Where and when did the Protestant Reformation officially begin?
(Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?) Why was is called the "Protestant" reformation?

3. Why is it ironic that today all Germans pay a church tax?

4. What were the major differences of belief between Luther and the Catholic church?

5. While hiding in the Wartburg (a castle), Luther did something that had never been done before. What was it?
How might that and the printing press have insighted people to join the reformation movement?

6. What were the ideas of Huldrych Zwingli and John Calvin?

7. Why did Henry VIII have so many wives?

8. Why was Henry VIII "forced" to create the Church of England?

9. What actions did the Catholic church take to win back believers? What was that called?

10. What was the bloodiest part of the religious wars? How did it end?

Names:
Who were these people?
Why were they important or significant?
Are they usually identified with an idea/person/event...?

1. Martin Luther
2. Katharina von Bora
3. Huldrych Zwingli
4. John Calvin
5. Henry VIII
6. the Ursulines
7. the Jesuits
8. Huguenots

Terms:
What do these terms mean?
What do they have to do with the Renaissance or the Reformation?

1. indulgences
2. Diet of Worms
3. predestination
4. sects
5. Church of England
6. Defender of the Faith
7. Council of Trent
8. Protestantism
9. the inquisition
10. the Peace of Augsburg1
11. Spanish Armada, 1588
12. Edict of Nantes
13. Treaty of Westphalia
14. the 95 Theses
15. dauphin
























 
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