Renaissance “ The rebirth of interest in learning and art”
Glories of the Renaissance <ul><li>Learning from the past </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning of ancient world’s poetry, plays,...
Glories of the Renaissance <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michelangelo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Painter, poet, archit...
More Trade, Stronger Rulers <ul><li>During the Renaissance, travel become more frequent </li></ul><ul><li>Gold, silver, fu...
The Age of Monarchs <ul><li>1600 – 1700 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many monarchs became absolute monarchs </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Revolutions <ul><li>A revolution is far-reaching change </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The English Rev...
Revolutions <ul><li>The American Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In 1776, 13 colonies rebelled against their British King...
Revolutions <ul><li>The French Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desired a Democracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French peop...
Revolutions <ul><li>The Scientific Method </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copernicus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suggested that t...
Revolutions <ul><li>Other Developments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advances in the fields of chemistry and medicine </li></ul></...
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Renaissance

  1. 1. Renaissance “ The rebirth of interest in learning and art”
  2. 2. Glories of the Renaissance <ul><li>Learning from the past </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning of ancient world’s poetry, plays, ideas and buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Poetry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New glorious buildings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Humanism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not just life after death </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability of human’s to change the world </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Glories of the Renaissance <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michelangelo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Painter, poet, architect, and sculptor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Became a way to understand man, God, and nature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Printing press </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invented in Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books could be made quickly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meaning it was easier to spread ideas </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. More Trade, Stronger Rulers <ul><li>During the Renaissance, travel become more frequent </li></ul><ul><li>Gold, silver, fur and tobacco </li></ul><ul><li>The effects of trade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Much of the wealth went to European Monarchs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some went to traders and merchants (middle class) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in taxes </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Age of Monarchs <ul><li>1600 – 1700 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many monarchs became absolute monarchs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>France’s King Louis XVI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One of the most powerful kings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ I am the state” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Revolutions <ul><li>A revolution is far-reaching change </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The English Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>King Charles 1 st refused to share power with Parliament </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parliament went to war </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Charles was defeated </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No English ruler could ever again claim absolute power </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Revolutions <ul><li>The American Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In 1776, 13 colonies rebelled against their British King </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Felt the laws were unfair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British were defeated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formed the independent nation of the United States </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Revolutions <ul><li>The French Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desired a Democracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French people used extreme violence to overthrow their government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created chaos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspired new, radical theories </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Revolutions <ul><li>The Scientific Method </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copernicus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suggested that the sun was the center of the universe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of the scientific method </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Revolutions <ul><li>Other Developments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advances in the fields of chemistry and medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Antonie van Leeuwenhoek </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microscopes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Isaac Newton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invented calculus </li></ul></ul></ul>

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