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study guide part 1
rules that govern human nature
rights that belong to all humas from birth
absolute ruler who uses his or her power to bring about political and social change
A government whose power is defined and limited by law
ornated style of art and architecture popular in the 1600s and 1700s
market in which goods are brought and sold without restrictions
policy allowing business to operate with little or no government intergerence.
member of a group of enlightenment thinkers who tried to apply the meathods of science to the improvement of society.
enlightment thinker who searched for natural law to explain economics
Head of the cabinet in a parliamentary government; usually the leader of the largest party in the legislature.
informal social gathering at which writers, artists, and philosophers exchanged ideas; originated in France in the 1600s
agreement by which people give up their greedom to a powerful government in order to avoid chaos.
comittee chosen by head of the country to help make governement decisions.
a time period in the 18th century which was known for using reason and scientific method
large ship with many sails
a tool to tell direction
someone who directs the expedition
a line of division
a quick spreading illness
Spanish explorers and conquerors
a reward of land to Spanish conquistadors
to go all the way around
triangular sails that push a ship into the wind
people who worked for certain amount of years to pay off a debt
a tool that tell your latitude line
when a business has complete control of a product
a large farm, owner's house, slaves house
race = White + Indians = Hispanic
Race = White + Black
government wiht a king who has complete power
time period where the government were ruled by absolute monarchs
believing to be chosen by God to be King
officials of France chosen to carry out the kings policies in the provinces
balance of pwer
distribution of power among the countries so one isn't dominate
government with a king that has a limited amount of power
show evidence that one has committed a crime before holding in jail
sell goods to other countries
buying goods from other countries
economic policy where the country export more that they import
grant of money given to a compnay to encourage them to make certain jobs
tax on import
Which country did the Renaissance begin in?
Which city did the Renaissance begin in?
The Renaissance brought back a combination of new ideas with what ancient ideas?
Greek and Roman Gods
Compare Renaissance art to Medieval art.
Medieval art was flat---Renaissance art used perspective
What is Renaissance man?
a man skilled in many diverse fields
Why was Leonardo da Vinci known as the Renaissance Man?
he was skilled in many fields
What is da Vinci's most famous painting?
Mona Lisa and the Last Supper
Why was Albrecht Durer known as the German Leonardo?
He was skilled in many fields.
Who painted the Sistine Chapel?
Which two sculptures produced The David?
Michelangelo and Donatello
Why did the use of moveable type allow ideas to spread more quickly?
because bookd could be made and distributed faster
Who invented moveable type?
Who is the most famous Renaissance playwright?
How did the Northern Renaissance art differ from Italian Renaissance art?
the colors were darker and about landscapes
When did the Renaissance take place?
1300 - 1600
Who were the Medicis?
an extreamly wealthy family who controlled Florence
How were the social classes different in the Renaissance?
They weren't as important.