The Renaissance By:Mariah Bravo

Marco Polo and the Silk Road

The reopening the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance.In the 1200s the mongols took over China.They made the Silk Road a safer for travelers and trader.

ItalianTrade Cities


Medici family

Rediscovering the past-Greek and Roman

Greek and Roman classical ideas helped shape the development of the Renaissance.The Europeans thought that many ancient writings have been lost.They longed for renewal of classic culture (document 3).The Renaissance,artist studies these ancient statues and tried to making their work look similar to the (document 3).Thoose were some of the Greek and Roman classical ides to help shape the development of the Renaissance.

Fine classical statues were still on display.artists studies these ancient statues and tried to make it look similar to them.

Leonardo da Vinci


1:19 to 3:13 The video is about how Michelangelo sculptures.

Paper and printing (Johann Gutenberg)

They would use blocks that had a number/letter to write.They would make books out of this blocks.It impact literacy becuase they could rearrange the blocks and they didn't how to write it by hand all they have to do is put ink and put it on the paper.

Renaissance writing (William Shakespeare

William shakspeares writing shows human emotion THOUGH comedies,romance,histories,tragedies.In the text it states that "shakespeare wrote more than 30 comedieS,tragedies,and histories"(317).This means that his writing does show human emotion.In conclusion,William shakespeare's writing shoWs human emotion though comedies,romance,histories,and tragedies.

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