The study of classical texts caused humanists to focus on what subject?
Human potential and achievements
In what way did Leonardo da Vinci represent the Renaissance Maan?
He was a painter, sculptor, inventor, and scientist
Luther protested the practice of selling indulgences. What was the practice?
The clergy sold pardons pardons that released people from performing penalties for their sins
What kind of person represented the ideal of the "Renaissance Man"?
Someone who excelled in many areas
How did Italy's location help it become the birthplace of the Renaissance?
ITaly had access to Roman ruins and ancient manuscripts from Constantinople
What was an important effect of the invention of the printing press?
It increased literacy and the use of the vernacular
Why was block printing more useful in Europe than in China?
European languages had a smaller number of characters than chinese
Which of the following was a major reason for the reformation
Northern merchants resented paying taxes to the Church in Rome
What was the main reason for Henry VIII's split with the Roman Catholic Church?
HIs desire for a male heir
Which of the following was agreed upon at the Council of Trent?
The Church's interpretation of the Bible was final
The Peace of Augsburg ended the war between the supporters of which two groups?
Catholic and Protestant GErman princes