Renaissance Changes

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Do you ever wonder how man came to be? How the world changed today? During the Middle Ages, the time period preceding the Renaissance, the Catholic Church dominated both political and social aspects of Europe.Man's view of the world changed from being extremely religious and having everything to do with religion, to still being religious but also celebrating human activities.This resulted in a more secular view of the world and an emphasis on the individual An increased level of knowledge, technological advancements and the ability to apply reason all contributed to how the Renaissance changed man’s view of the world.

During the Renaissance, ideas and beliefs changed greatly. Humanism, a crucial movement to the Renaissance, stressed secular

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