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9th Grade SS

Regents Prep 4c: European Renaissance

In Europe, a major characteristic of humanism was an appreciation for the basic worth of individual achievement
Which statement best describes a characteristic of the Renaissance in Europe? creativity in the arts was encouraged
“Europe is waking out of a long, deep sleep…time was when learning was only found in the religious orders…learning has passed to secular princes and peers.” This quotation best describes the Renaissance
Which was a major characteristic of the Renaissance? humanism
Which statement describes a direct effect of the Renaissance on Western Europe? the philosophy of humanism brought about a decrease in the power of the Roman Catholic Church
The Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation were similar in that both were stimulated by a spirit of inquiry
Which statement best describes a change that occurred during both the Renaissance and the Enlightenment? a new questioning spirit and attitude emerged
One factor that enabled the Renaissance to flourish in Northern Italy was that the region had a wealthy class that invested in the arts
European society during the Renaissance differed from European society during the Middle Ages in that during the Renaissance the emphasis on individual worth increased
Which societal condition was basic to the development of Greek philosophy and Renaissance art? emphasis on individualism
The humanists of the Renaissance differed from the traditional medieval philosophers in the humanists’ emphasis on the importance of the individual
Which characteristic was common to the Golden Age of Greece and the Italian Renaissance? prosperity led to the creation of many works of art
Which idea about leadership would Niccolo Machiavelli most likely support? leaders should do whatever is necessary to achieve their goals
In the Renaissance period, which factor was emphasized by the philosophy of humanism? value of the individual
Which statement concerning the Renaissance in Europe is based on opinion rather than on fact? The art of the Northern Renaissance was superior to that of the Italian Renaissance.
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