The power of the church in Europe was Weakened. New Christian denominations emerged.
Questioning or traditional authority. Kings and princes resented Church's power. Church corruption.
The emphasis on the importance of the individual and an appreciation of individual achievement.
The Questioning Spirit
This encouraged people during the Renaissance and Reformation to question traditional authority.
A societal condition necessary o the development of Greek philosophy and Renaissance art.
Martin Luther suggested this piece of literature be changed into the vernacular to change the church practices.
The development of works of art due to the creation of a wealthy leisure class.
This English king broke away from the church due to the pope's refusal to grant him a divorce.
This individual created the printing press helping spread the ideas of the Protestant Reformation.
The ideal Renaissance city, with plenty of money, artists, and the wealthy Medici Family.
"The End Justifies the Means"
This political slogan of Machiavelli, advises Renaissance princes to do whatever it takes to maintain power.
Europeans utilized this group of people to provide the new colonies of the Western Hemisphere with cheap labor.