The Renaissance Isaac Ramos
Marco Polo and the Silk Road
RACES: The reopening of the Silk Road helped spark the RI the Renaissance. In the text it states "Among these traders were a remarkable man from Venice named Marco Polo and his family" (Holt299). I say that because Marco Polo was the one who went to the trade route and it helped spark the Renaissance. In the text it also states "The Polos saw amazing things in China" (Holt300). I say that because when he went back, he's peaked of these amazing things which helped spark the Renaissance. In conclusion, the reopening of the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance.
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo was an amazing artist. He went to school in the studio of the renowned Florentine painter named Verrocchio and was educated there and learned how to paint. The website talked about him and how he went to Rome and did some paints there. In conclusion, to prove that he was good, the website had pictures of his paintings and they were interesting.
This video talks about Michelangelo and where he came from and the places he went to do art work from r the Pope and in Rome.
Paper and Printing
The new printing press had a big impact on literacy. There was a big impact because it was an easier way to print and to write. It was even faster than copying everything word by word.
William Shakespeare's writing reflected the ideas of humanism because he knew every human being was important. In the text it states "Ever since, people have enjoyed the beauty of his understanding of humanity" (Holt317). People were attracted because of his beauty and understandment of humanity. People loved him because he was so famous and had good literature. He was an important writer and influenced English Language. He knew that humans were important. In the text it states, "The following passage reflects the Renaissance idea that each human being is important" (Holt317). In conclusion, Willam Shakespeare was important because of his writings and he understood humanism.