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In What Ways Did European Culture Change 1450-1750

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In Europe, cultural movement throughout 1450-1750 brought many developments and shifts that were long lasting. Throughout this time period, many thoughts and ideas were questioned (including the church’s beliefs), and it ultimately led to radical changes that overall increased Europe’s foundation about the earth, religion, and science.
European thinking had Greek and Roman roots, which affected European thinking. Greek and Roman literature suggested that everything on earth was made of four elements, the sun, moon, planets, and stars (stars were so light and pure that they floated in. This caused for scientists such as Galileo and Copernicus to disapprove the thought that the earth was the center of the universe and suggest a newer (and more
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