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AIM: HOW DID THE
“RENAISSANCE” ERA
OF EUROPE HELP CAUSE
THE “AGE OF
EXPLORATION?”
Do Now: Copy HW: “Renaissance Person”
paragraph, due tomorrow.
Do Now: Food Birth Places Survey
THE 3 “G’S”
GOLD
GOD
GLORY
BEFORE THE
RENAISSANCE…?
 Middle Ages of Europe
 Circa 500-1300
 Most people did not venture
far from homes…why?
 Feudalism
manors
serfs (peasants)
THE CRUSADES
ENCOURAGED TRAVEL…
 Between 1100-1300CE,
Christians from Europe fought
Muslims for control of Middle East.
(holy land)
 Effect (Result):
1.
Many people traveled hundreds
of miles from home for first
time.
2.
Introduced to new foods,
cultures, fabrics.
WHAT ARE EFFECTS
(RESULTS) OF CRUSADES?
Cultures intermingle
Italian merchants do business with Arab
businessmen
Arabs taught Italian sailors about magnetic
compass and astrolabe (helps with navigating
boats!)
LEADS TO…RENAISSANCE
OR “REBIRTH”
 1300’s-1600’s
 Increased trade & travel
 New discoveries in
medicine, astronomy,
chemistry
 Invention of printing press
by Gutenberg circa 1450CE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xQpx7PoX8U
CONCLUSIONS
Maybe people were always curious about
what was going on beyond their village,
but why towards the end of the Middle
Ages were some people able to actually
go check it out? (More than one answer!)