1. Explain how the Renaissance changed Europe socially, economically, and culturally.
2. Explain how revolts against the Roman Catholic church affected European Society.
3. Explain how discoveries in science lead to new ways of thinking for Europeans.
Topics & Textbook Alignment
The Renaissance (13.1)
The Protestant Reformation (13.3)
- 6.1.5 Interpreting Europe’s Increasing Global Power – Describe Europe’s increasing global power between 1500 and 1900, and evaluate the merits of the argument that this rise was caused by factors internal to Europe (e.g., Renaissance, Reformation, demographic, economic, and social changes) or factors external to Europe (e.g., decline of Mughal and Ottoman empires and the decreasing engagement of China and Japan in global interactions). (See 6.3.1; 6.3.2; 5.3.2)