Changing Early Modern Society Bozeman High School – AP European History McKay et al., 7 th  ed. – Chapter 15, Section 4 & 5
Essential Questions <ul><li>What are the preoccupations and assumptions of any age?  How do those express themselves in po...
Life in 16th and 17th Centuries <ul><li>Social Hierarchy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Countryside </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Town...
Witch Hunts (ca.1400-1700) <ul><li>70,000-100,000 killed </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular belief in ...
Literature and Art
Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) <ul><li>Skepticism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Doubt that true knowledge could be attained </li>...
Elizabethan and Jacobean Literature <ul><li>Golden Age of English literature </li></ul><ul><li>Shakespeare (1546-1616) </l...
Baroque Period <ul><li>Catholic Reformation-  demonstrate the glory and power of the Catholic Church </li></ul><ul><li>Arc...
Carvaggio (1571-1610) The Entombment of Christ  (1602-1603) Death of the Virgin  (1604-1606)
Reubens (1577-1640) Horrors of War
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) <ul><li>Baroque music almost a century later </li></ul><ul><li>Combined baroque spirit o...
Essential Questions <ul><li>What are the preoccupations and assumptions of any age?  How do those express themselves in po...
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Life in Early Modern Society Mckay 15 4 5

  1. 1. Changing Early Modern Society Bozeman High School – AP European History McKay et al., 7 th ed. – Chapter 15, Section 4 & 5
  2. 2. Essential Questions <ul><li>What are the preoccupations and assumptions of any age? How do those express themselves in political, social, and economic movements? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the art and literature of a time express its fundamental values? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Life in 16th and 17th Centuries <ul><li>Social Hierarchy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Countryside </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Towns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education means of movement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demography </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Long 16th Century” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cities larger increase than countryside </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patriarchal families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Expectancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Men 27 years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Women 25 years </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Witch Hunts (ca.1400-1700) <ul><li>70,000-100,000 killed </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular belief in magic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Catholic Church claimed that powers came from God or devil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women seen as “weaker vessels” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Religious wars and divisions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>End of Witch Hunts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific Revolution of 16th & 17th c </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicine and insurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trials chaotic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protestant Ref emphasized God </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Literature and Art
  6. 6. Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) <ul><li>Skepticism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Doubt that true knowledge could be attained </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tolerant of others views </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developed a new literary genre-- the essay form </li></ul><ul><li>“ I listen with attention to the judgment of all men; but so far as I can remember, I have followed non but my own. Though I se little value upon my own opinion, I set no more on the opinions of others.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Elizabethan and Jacobean Literature <ul><li>Golden Age of English literature </li></ul><ul><li>Shakespeare (1546-1616) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renaissance Man </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationalistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human problems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>King James Bible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1611 committee of scholars published at behest of James I (1603-1625) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anglican and Puritan desire to encourage laypeople to read the Scriptures </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Baroque Period <ul><li>Catholic Reformation- demonstrate the glory and power of the Catholic Church </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture and Sculpture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bernini (1598-1650) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonnade for piazza in front of St. Peter’s Basilica </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canopy over the alter in St. Peter’s Cathedral </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Ecstasy of St. Teresa </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Carvaggio (1571-1610) The Entombment of Christ (1602-1603) Death of the Virgin (1604-1606)
  10. 10. Reubens (1577-1640) Horrors of War
  11. 11. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) <ul><li>Baroque music almost a century later </li></ul><ul><li>Combined baroque spirit of invention, tension, and emotion </li></ul><ul><li>Not fully appreciated in his lifetime--reputation grown since early 19th c </li></ul>Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor
  12. 12. Essential Questions <ul><li>What are the preoccupations and assumptions of any age? How do those express themselves in political, social, and economic movements? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the art and literature of a time express its fundamental values? </li></ul>

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