Italian and Northern Renaissance Constructed Response-25 points due friday, september 6th at the beginning of class. Constructed Response (5 points each)-attach your answers on a separate sheet of paper

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Italian and Northern Renaissance Constructed Response-25 points

Constructed Response (5 points each)-ATTACH YOUR ANSWERS ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER.
***Remember to RESTATE the question, ANSWER the question, insert your KNOWLEDGE, and EXPLAIN your answer. Before you answer the question, identify all parts of the question to make sure you answer each portion.***

1. What caused European society to change after the 1300s?

2. How did humanism contrast with Church teachings during the Renaissance?

3. Who was Desiderius Erasmus, and what was the result of his work?

4. How did the city-states such as Venice, Milan, and Florence contribute to the Renaissance?

5. Describe three ways that the ideas of the Italian Renaissance spread to the north.

6. Score: 1 2 3 4 Grade: /25

Teacher Comments:

1. Work on RAE, specifically answering all portions of the questions.

2. Work on RAE, specifically explaining the answer.

3. Illegible, does not address question, answer is unclear.

4. Use of contractions or informal speech.

5. Work on overall grammar problems.

6. Incorrect or overuse of pronouns.

Italian and Northern Renaissance Constructed Response-25 points

Answer Section


1. ANS:

The Black Death, starvation, and warfare had overtaken Europe about 1300. The loss of life may have led to some changes. Food prices dropped, people had money to spend on other things, regions specialized in products and traded with other regions for what they did not produce.

PTS: 1 DIF: 3

2. ANS:

In contrast with Church teachings that individuality and achievement were unimportant compared with glorifying God, humanism emphasized individual accomplishment.

PTS: 1 DIF: 3

3. ANS:

Erasmus was a Christian humanist who wrote about the need for a pure and simple Christian life, stripped of the rituals and politics of the church on earth. His writings fanned the flames of a growing discontent with the Catholic Church. His works were later censored in Paris and condemned by the Church.

PTS: 1 DIF: 3

4. ANS:

The city-states were bustling centers of commerce, dominated by the Church, nobles, merchants, and artisans. As nobles and merchants sought to display their new wealth, knowledge of arts such as painting, sculpture, and architecture increased.

PTS: 1 DIF: 3

5. ANS:

Trade between northern Europe and Italy spread ideas. In addition, some Italian Renaissance artists fled to northern Europe to escape war and political unrest, taking their ideas with them; some northern scholars traveled to Italy for an education, where they learned humanist ideas. The explosion of printed materials also helped ideas spread to new places.

PTS: 1 DIF: 3


6. ANS:


PTS: 1

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