Unit 1: The Renaissance and The Age of Exploration

In our first unit, we will review the Crisis of the Late Middle Ages and discuss the impact of The Prince. Next we will learn about the Italian Renaissance, the Northern Renaissance, and the Age of Exploration. The Northern Renaissance contrasts its religious and social spirit with the comparatively secular and individualistic Italian Renaissance. We will also discusses the works of Thomas More and Erasmus, the foremost humanists of the Northern Renaissance.


Chapter 12 Powerpoint

Chapter 14 Powerpoint


Humanism Powerpoint

Italian Renaissance Powerpoint

Northern Renaissance Powerpoint

New Monarchs & Society Powerpoint

1.1- The Italian Renaissance Civic Humanism 

1.2- The Northern Renaissance and New Monarchs

1.3- Age of Exploration and Discovery

Unit 1 Test Prep