Ch 1: AP European History - Overview of the Renaissance: Homework Help

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The Overview of the Renaissance chapter of this AP European History Homework Help course helps students complete their overview of the Renaissance homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your overview of the Renaissance homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your overview of the Renaissance homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Timeline of Renaissance events
  • Italy's transformation
  • Rise and fall of the House of Medici
  • Peasant revolts of the 14th century
  • Birth of Parliament
  • Rise of banking
  • Northern Renaissance
  • France and the Valois
  • The old and new worlds
  • The printing press

16 Lessons in Chapter 1: AP European History - Overview of the Renaissance: Homework Help
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The Renaissance Timeline: Events Overview

1. The Renaissance Timeline: Events Overview

In this lesson, we will build an outline of the historical events which flow together to form the time periods of the Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Discovery, and the Elizabethan era.

The Italian Renaissance and Italy's Transformation

2. The Italian Renaissance and Italy's Transformation

This lesson will discuss the three main reasons why Italy transformed from a group of competing city-states to the home of the birth of the Renaissance.

The House of Medici: Rise and Fall of a Banking Family

3. The House of Medici: Rise and Fall of a Banking Family

This lesson will focus on the Medici family of Florence, Italy. It will explain their rise to power through banking. It will also highlight their influence on the Renaissance era and how they gained influence without violence.

Fourteenth-Century Peasant Revolts Across Europe

4. Fourteenth-Century Peasant Revolts Across Europe

Fourteenth-century Europe saw several peasant revolts. This lesson looks at the economic and political conditions that led to these uprisings and names two of the most well-known.

The Birth of Parliament: Monarchs vs. the Aristocracy

5. The Birth of Parliament: Monarchs vs. the Aristocracy

This lesson will focus on the rise of monarchies during the Renaissance, highlighting the interactions of these monarchies with the church and the aristocracy.

The Renaissance Economy: The Rise of Banking

6. The Renaissance Economy: The Rise of Banking

In this lesson, we will discuss the rise of banking and the Renaissance economy. We will highlight the Medici family and the rise of the middle class.

The Formation of Modern Nation States

7. The Formation of Modern Nation States

This lesson explains the formation of the modern nation-states. It will highlight how the decline of feudalism, as well as the decline in church power, helped bring about the modern nation-state. It will also feature several monarchs who ruled during these times.

The Renaissance Heresies of Wycliffe and Hus

8. The Renaissance Heresies of Wycliffe and Hus

This lesson will focus on the Renaissance teachings of John Wycliffe and Jan Hus. It will highlight their challenges to church authority, membership and traditions.

The Northern Renaissance

9. The Northern Renaissance

This lesson will focus on the Northern Renaissance. It will contrast the Renaissance of the North with the Italian Renaissance, exploring these differences in the areas of art, politics, and religion.

France and the Valois at the End of the 100 Years War

10. France and the Valois at the End of the 100 Years War

This lesson focuses on France at the end of The Hundred Years War. It will examine the changes to France in the areas of military tactics, feudalism, and its monarchies. It will also highlight the French monarchs of the time period.

The Old World and New World: Why Europeans Sailed to the Americas

11. The Old World and New World: Why Europeans Sailed to the Americas

This lesson will focus on the Age of Exploration. It will explain the main reasons why Europeans explored the New World. It will highlight their spirit of adventure, the religious desire to see natives converted, and the chance to acquire wealth.

How the Printing Press Changed the World

12. How the Printing Press Changed the World

When you think of inventions that changed the world, you may think of farming tools or the wheel, or even the Internet. However, few can truly compare to the humble printing press.

Adoration of the Magi by Botticelli: Analysis & Overview

13. Adoration of the Magi by Botticelli: Analysis & Overview

The scene of the Magi coming to worship Christ at the Nativity is a common theme in Renaissance art. The Renaissance artist Botticelli painted a famous version of this theme in 1475, called 'The Adoration of the Magi,' which we'll learn about in this lesson.

Christian Humanism: Definition & Role in the Renaissance

14. Christian Humanism: Definition & Role in the Renaissance

Christian Humanism was a Renaissance movement that combined a revived interest in the nature of humanity with the Christian faith. It impacted art, changed the focus of religious scholarship, shaped personal spirituality, and helped encourage the Protestant Reformation.

Classical Republicanism: Definition & Overview

15. Classical Republicanism: Definition & Overview

Classical republicanism is the idea that a government should be based on the consent of the people. If a government deviates from the will of the governed, the people have a right to form a new government. Learn all about it in this lesson.

Renaissance Social Class System

16. Renaissance Social Class System

The Renaissance was an era of immense change. In this lesson, we'll see how those changes impacted European ideas about social class and what that meant for various people in this historical period.

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