Which factor DID NOT contribute to the birth of the Renaissance?
People became more interested in classical writings.
Wealthy leaders of the Italian city-states built palace schools.
People became more interested in the world around them.
People focused more on religious teaching.
Many books of the French Renaissance ____.
were modeled on those of Italian authors
were written by King Francis I
were modeled on the classical writings of Greece and Rome
were written in Italian
The development of Gutenberg's printing press _____.
slowed the spread of new ideas
made many more books available to more people
produced books more slowly than when they were written by hand
helped the development of trade
Which statement about the Renaissance in Spain is most accurate?
Because of strong Church and government controls, the only work of value produced in Renaissance Spain was a new translation of the Bible.
Because of strong Church and government controls, nothing of artistic value was produced in Spain.
In spite of strong Church and government controls, the arts flowered in Spain.
Although Spain produced some notable works of art and writing, these works have largely disappeared.
King Henry VII paved the way for the Renaissance in England by ____.
making the monarchy stronger and building up trade, which made England peaceful and rich
winning the Wars of the Roses
encouraging art, literature, and music
gaining the love and respect of the English people
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