Data Analysis (H)
Directions: Using the data sets provided, respond to the following: Why were the outnumbered
Spanish conquistadors able to defeat the native populations in the Americas? You should write
one paragraph (5
1. How was the Renaissance noble different
from the medieval knight?
2. Why was a strong family bond so important
in Renaissance Italy?
Late Middle Ages
Caused by increase in trade and commerce
Feudal structure becomes less rigid; more
Get to work (NOW!) on
investigation journals from
yesterday. When nished,
turn in to me.
People began looking to humanism for
comfort/guidance, instead of to church
Secular: worldly rather than spiritual focus
Postcard from the Past
A postcard is a photograph that people often send while on
vacation. It shows the people back home what they are
missing and allows a brief note.
Your Task: On a large (4 x 6) index card create a postcar
Do Now: The Middle
Complete ABC chart on the Middle Ages, listing a word
for each letter that relates to the Middle Ages. For
example, K might be Knight for you.
Study of cultural and political events from beginning
of human history-
Leonardo da Vincis Notebook
Historical Situation: Leonardo da Vinci kept a notebook where he wrote down ideas
throughout the day as he thought them up. It included sketches of everything you can
imagine and little notes to himself including his shopping l
Iden0y as many causes of the
Renaissance as you can.
Causes of the Renaissance
Increased trade with Asia and other regions as a
result of the Crusades
Growth of large, wealthy city-
states in Italy
DO NOW: Humanism
What does ism mean?
Ism means doctrine or
Human means human
Intellectual movement emphasizing
secularism and emphasis on
individual (Middle Ages-Church)
Based on study of classics
Father of humani
The Slave Trade: Document Analysis
Background Reading 1
Triangular Trade is a term used to describe the pattern of trade that emerged in the 1500s
between the three lands bordering the Atlantic Ocean: Europe, Africa, and the Americas (Findlay
2). When Eur
Directions: Complete Biopoem on PLAIN COMPUTER PAPER with a partner. This
assignment will be collected for a grade. Part of your grade will be based on the neatness and
aesthetics of your poem!
Hemschoot - Academic
Desiderius Erasmus: The Praise of Folly (Moriae Encomium),
.A most inhuman and abominable thing, and more to be execrated, that those great
princes of the Church and true lights of the world should be reduced to a staff and a
Sketch the classroom using
Art of the High
Focus on humans
representation, on a flat
surface (such as paper), of an
image as it is seen by the eye
DO NOW: Erasmus
What does the phrase, Erasmus laid the egg that
Luther hatched mean?
ERASMUS & CHRISTIAN
Reform movement dividing western Church into
Catholic and Protestant groups
Martin Luther starts in 16 century
Planning Sheet for Business Card (H)
You must i
QUESTIONS FOR ANALYZING PRIMARY
Probing questions can help you determine the relevance and importance of primary
1. Who created the source and why?
2. Did the recorder have first-hand knowledge of the event, or report what others
saw or h