How Did The Renaissance Influence Europe And World History? Essay

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How Did the Renaissance Influence Europe and World History?

Caleb Trigg
World Civilization I
Professor Thensted
12th December 2014

One event beats all other events when it comes to the history of Europe. Nothing made such an impact as this one event did, and brought about an immense change in the lives of the ones living then, and the generations that followed them; the Renaissance. The following report will provide a brief introduction of the Renaissance, important dates and events, and the impact it had on Europeans as well as the general history of the world. The events covered here date back to the 14th century when the revolution started, how it flourished in the following century, how it concluded in the 16th century, and then finally the ways in which it influenced the lives of millions of people around the world, more precisely of the Europeans (Alfred). During the Renaissance, people broke across barriers by following the firmly established laws and new ways of operating the society emerged.
Europe was in a period of decline and the conditions were getting worse by the day. It is believed that happened when the Roman Empire collapsed, somewhere after the end of the Classical Age and towards the beginning of the Middle Ages. This time frame is often tagged as a transitional phase for Europe. It was in Florence, Italy, in the 14th century where it all started before gradually spreading across Europe, influencing millions of lives along the way in…

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