What was the
The Renaissance is the
period in European history
following the Middle Ages.
This period is marked by a
renewed interest in art,
science, and education.
The Renaissance started
in Italy in about 1350 CE
& spread throughout the
Leonardo da Vinci The Ultimate Renaissance Man
Perhaps historys greatest genius, Leonardo da Vinci was born to
humble beginnings on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy. While his father
was a respected notary, his mother was a peasant woman and the two
The Catholic Church s Response to the
The Church had
Reform the Church
Stop the Spread
Council of Trent
Water Torture during the I
Am I Machiavellian?
Is it better to be loved more than feared, or feared
more than loved? The reply is, that one ought to be
both feared and loved, but as it is difficult for the two
to go together, it is much safer to be feared than
loved, if one
During the Renaissance, Europe experienced an explosion of creativity
in art, writing, and thought that lasted from around 1300 to 1600.
This transformation began in northern Italy and eventually spread
LIFE IN THE AMERICAS
1. The Mayan People
At 'irst glance, it looked like the Maya had settled in one of the worst
spots on Earth. They picked the Petn (peh TEHN), the Mayan
word for 'lat region. Located in present-day Guatemala,
CROSSWORD PUZZLE: THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION
The "Scientic Revolution" began in the 1500's and continues even today. It is a
movement that was brought about by man's desire for new knowledge and a better way of doing
Before the Scientic Revolution,
CHAPTER 16 THE AMERICAS
During Europes medieval age, many different peoples were building civilizations in the Americas. Many
thousands of years before Christopher Columbus ships landed in the Bahamas, a different group of people
NATIVE AMERICANS OF NORTH AMERICA TRAVEL BROCHURE
Task: Choose one of these Native American regions of North America Far North (Artic/Subarctic), Northwest
Coast, West Coast (Californians), Southwest, Great Plains, Great Basin, Southeast, Northeastern Woo
Chapter 16 Scavenger Hunt
How did the first people get to North America?
The first Americans were _
Where and when did farming begin in the Americas? _
What crop became the most important food in the Americas? _
How did the discovery of
Chapter 16 Section 2 - Reading Quiz
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a dome-shaped house made from ice blocks and snow
the Mayan word for flat region
a government that
Name: _ Date: _
Directions: Label the each number with the appropriate name.
Color code each civilizations location on the map and in the key
with the colors of your choice.
Olmec 1200 BC-600 BC
Maya A.D. 250-900