By: Ann Katheryn, Sara, and Danny 6th

Renaissance – What is it? How did it start? Where did it start? Why there? How it changed the world? Major figures?

What is it: It was an age of growth in Europe. A cultural movement of the middle ages. This period of time involves the intellectual renewment of our human society.

When did it start: 1350 and it ended in 1480

Where did it start? it started Florence, Italy

Why? because it was one of the most wealthiest cities in Italy

How did the renaissance change the world we live in today? Religion began to lose its tight control over people's lives. Copernicus discovered and enlightened the people of the world that the Earth and the planets revolved around the sun.

Major figures?
1.William Shakespeare (poet)
2.Leonardo Da Vinci (philosopher)
4.Galileo (mathematician)
5.Isaac Newton (philosopher and mathematician)
6.Francisco Pizarro(explorer and navigator)
7.Nicolaus Copernicus
8.Christopher Columbus(explorer and navigator)
9.Hernando Cortes (explorer and navigator)

one of the greatest legacies out of this era is the artwork.

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