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  • The renaissance started in Northern Italy during the 14 th century, and it spread through out Europe. Europeans experienced an interest in learning science, math, literature, the arts and philosophy. Great achievements were made by men and women; in art, literature, science, exploration and philosophy.
  • Michelangelo- Italian painter of the Sistine Chapel and sculptor of the famous statue of David Galileo- Used the telescope to prove that the earth rotated on its axis Leanardo Da Vinci- Italian painter of the Mona Lisa and an inventor Shakespeare- English writer of Romeo and Juliet , and Hamlet .
  • Nobles- owned most of the land and lived in large estates outside the city Merchants- were the newly rich. They became wealthy in industries like wool processing, boat making and banking Middle Class- were the shopkeepers and professionals Lower Class- were the workers Peasants- made up 90% of Europe’s population. earned their living by growing crops and raising animals on land that belonged to others
  • Jousting- is a sport. When two mounted knights would charge at each other and try to knock eachother off the horse.
  • The Bubonic Plague- is also known as the black death. It was one of Europe's biggest catastrophes during the Renaissance. It killed a third of Europe’s population. The Great Famine was widespread food shortage across Europe. The hundered years war was war fought between Britain and France.
  • Renaissance Musem Project

    1. 1. Life in Europe During 13 th - 15 th Century R enaissance
    2. 2. <ul><li>Europe’s Cultural “Rebirth” </li></ul><ul><li>A beautiful part of history </li></ul><ul><li>Wealth </li></ul><ul><li>Incredible artists and inventors </li></ul><ul><li>Great achievements </li></ul>
    3. 3. Great People of the Renaissance Michelangelo Leonardo Da Vinci William Shakespeare Galileo
    4. 4. SOCIAL CLASS Nobles Merchants Middle Class Lower Class/ Peasants
    5. 5. Activities and Hobbies Jousting Chess
    6. 6. Men <ul><li>Men were superior to women </li></ul><ul><li>Some were well-educated </li></ul><ul><li>Men were: farmers, servants, craftsmen, merchants, carpenters, weavers and etc. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Women <ul><li>Women were treated and considered as inferiors </li></ul><ul><li>Education for women was not valued </li></ul><ul><li>Stayed home to care for the children and the home </li></ul><ul><li>Duties were difficult and required hard labor </li></ul><ul><li>Professions included: sewing, weaving, laundering clothes, or selling food </li></ul>
    8. 8. Children <ul><li>Miniature adults- were dressed and spoken to like adults </li></ul><ul><li>Boys would attend private school or be tutored. </li></ul><ul><li>Girls stayed home and learned the necessary skills to run a household. </li></ul><ul><li>Boys and girls from poor families were sent to work as servants in wealthy households. </li></ul><ul><li>Some boys and girls worked along their fathers to help contribute to the family funds. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Dark Side of the Renaissance <ul><li>The renaissance period had cruelty, poverty, disease and war. </li></ul><ul><li>Bubonic Plague </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Famine </li></ul><ul><li>100 Years War </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>PICTURES </li></ul><ul><li> =EBKS&inPS=true&tabID=T001&prodId=GVRL&searchId=&userGroupName=west11935&currentPosition=1&relatedDocId=3409200384&bookId=068431424X (Picture pg. 1) </li></ul><ul><li>,%20great%20minds,%20genius&cat=genius (Leonardo da Vinci) </li></ul><ul><li> (Shakespeare) </li></ul><ul><li> (Michelangelo) </li></ul><ul><li> (Galileo) </li></ul><ul><li> (Jousting) </li></ul><ul><li> (Renaissance Man) </li></ul><ul><li> (Renaissance Women) </li></ul><ul><li> (The Black Death) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>SITES </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCE BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>Source Citation: &quot;Plate 1: Daily Life.&quot;  Renaissance: An Encyclopedia for Students . Ed. Paul F. Grendler. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004. [220]-[227]. 4 vols.  Gale Virtual Reference Library . Gale. Burlington County Public Library (NJ). 22 Oct. 2008 </li></ul>Sources