|Due By (Pacific Time)||12/06/2016 08:00 pm|
Renaissance Research Paper
Your paper is due on the date assigned, NO EXCEPTIONS, and should reflect college-level composition (SPELLING AND GRAMMAR COUNT).
This paper will have the following:
· Using a minimum of 2 Primary documents
· Use a minimum of 2 Secondary sources (Book, approved web site, scholarly article)
· 5-7 pages typed using New Times Roman 12pt font
· One inch margins all the way around and double spaced
· Citations should be done using the Chicago Style
The Renaissance was a period of time between 1400 and 1700 where “profound and enduring upheaval and transformations in culture, politics, art and society” in Europe rook place. The modern individual will become a predominant part of the period “as well as the social and cultural institutions that define so many people in the western world today.”
The Italian word Rinascita (rebirth) was used in the 16th century regarding this period. Jules Michelet coined the French word Renaissance in the 19th century to “represent a progressive, democratic condition that celebrated the great virtues of reason, truth, art and beauty.”
The Renaissance was a historical period that would define the modern age, separating it from the Middle Ages. This break created a modern understanding of humanity and its place in the world.
Your assignment is to tell the story of the Renaissance through one of the transformations that took place.
· You are to discuss the evolution of the Renaissance: briefly discuss the many transformations and individuals that participated in the Renaissance.
· Your main focus should be on one transformation that contributed to the progress of the Western Civilization into the modern world.
· What were the main obstacles facing your topic on the road through the Renaissance?
· What were some of the main facilitators that allowed for the spreading and development of your topic?
· How did ordinary people come to understand these new, almost unbelievable ideas that were emerging during the Renaissance?
· How did your topic change everyday life, what new ideas had practical implications and applications?
· How did your topic affect the state, church, and everyday people?
· What did Western Civilization look like at the end of the 18th century, and how did your topic contribute to this look of Western Civilization by 1800.?
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