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Renaissance Life & Society Period 5 Project done by: Trevor Lombardi Michael Gaccione Milad Mirghahari Joe Servidio Mike Contreras.

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1 Renaissance Life & Society Period 5 Project done by: Trevor Lombardi Michael Gaccione Milad Mirghahari Joe Servidio Mike Contreras

2 ●Education became increasingly secular (less focused on religion) at the beginning of the Renaissance ●Opened schools and wrote books on things that people needed to be educated about ●Humanist schools opened, which taught the thought of liberal studies could help people reach their full potential ●Many females didn’t get an education, and the ones that did would be taught about the classics and taught how to play an instrument. Education

3 Family bonds were a great source of security Marriage contracts included a dowry (a sum of money that the wife's family gives the husband during marriage) Parents arranged marriages Family

4 ●Married young ●Were suppose to be servants ●Parents arranged marriage ●Were under control by men Marriage

5 ●Even though nobles had a decline in profit at the beginning of the Renaissance, many were able to retain their land ●By 1500, nobles were once again able to dominate European society ●Nobles held important political posts and served as advisers to the king ●Nobles were held to certain social standards that they had to follow ●The aim of a perfect noble was to serve his prince in an effective and honest way Nobility

6 Peasants consisted of 85%-90% of the European population Serfdom decreased because of the decline Manorial System By the year 1500 peasants started becoming more free Peasants

7 ●During the Renaissance, Townspeople made up around 10% of the social class ●Townspeople were divided into three groups, the patricians, the burghers, and the workers. ●The patricians were the highest out of the three, they had lots of wealth from trade, industry, and banking, which let them to rule their community. ●The Burghers were the middle class people, were shopkeepers, artisans, guild masters and guild members. ●the lower class were the workers, they either learned pitiful pay or were unemployed. They usually lived miserable lives. Townspeople


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