Transformations in Europe Vocabulary List. 7 th Grade Social Studies. Renaissance. The great period of rebirth in art, literature, and learning in the 14th-16th centuries, which marked the transition into the modern periods of European history. Enlightenment.
7th Grade Social Studies
The great period of rebirth in art, literature, and learning in the 14th-16th centuries, which marked the transition into the modern periods of European history
Intellectual movement centered in France during the 18th century; argued for scientific advance, the application of scientific methods to study human society; believed that rational laws could describe social behavior.
French thinker who stressed logic and reason to achieve scientific knowledge
a political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service
Italian Renaissance painter; he painted frescos, his most famous being The School of Athens.
Italian artist who painted the ceiling of the Sistine chapel and the sculpture of David
Scientist who discovered laws of motion and gravity
Italian astronomer, mathematician, and physicist. His telescopes proved the sun is the center of the solar system.
German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
Italian poet and humanist; he was the author of the Divine Comedy, one of the greatest literary classics
Italian Renaissance writer, described government in the way it actually worked. He wrote The Prince.
Italian Renaissance artist that painted The Last Supper and Mona Lisa, he was also an engineer, architect, sculptor, and scientist.
an English poet and playwright; HAMLET , HENRY V
an era between 16th and 18th centuries when scientists began doing research in a new way using the scientific method