Age of Enlightenment and Century

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ADVANCED PLACEMENT ESSAY QUESTIONS RENAISSANCE 1. '77: To what extent and in what ways may the Renaissance be regarded as a turning point in the Western intellectual and cultural tradition? 2. '81: Compare the ways in which two works of art reproduced below express the artistic, philosophical and cultural values of their times. (Pictures of Michelangelo 's David and Giacometti 's Man Pointing 1947). 3. '82: Compare and contrast the cultural values of the Enlightenment with those of the sixteenth century Northern Renaissance. 4. '84: Compare and contrast the views of Machiavelli and Rousseau on human nature and the relationship between …show more content…
The pictures below and on the next page show the interiors of a Protestant church and a Roman Catholic church as each appeared in the first half of seventeenth century. Using these pictures as a starting point, explain how these interiors reflect the differing theologies and religious practices of Protestantism and Catholicism at that time.

10. '95: Compare and contrast the attitudes of Martin Luther and John Calvin toward political authority and social order.

11. '96: Assess the extent to which the Protestant Reformation promoted new expectations about social roles in the sixteenth century. Refer to at least two social groups in your assessment.

12. ’98 Compare and contrast the Lutheran Reformation and the Catholic Reformation of the sixteenth century regarding the reform of both religious doctrines and religious practices.

13. ‘01 Discuss the political and social consequences of the Protestant Reformation in the first half of the sixteenth century.

14. ’05 Compare and contrast the motives and actions of Martin Luther in the German states and King Henry VIII in England in bringing about religious change during the Reformation.

COMMERCIAL REVOLUTION: EMERGENCE OF TERRITORIAL STATES 1. '78: Why were Europeans able to achieve economic and political control over many non-European peoples between 1450 and 1750? 2. '79: European monarchs of the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries are often referred to as the
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