Presentation on theme: "Renaissance Life & Society Period 5"— Presentation transcript:
1 Renaissance Life & Society Period 5 Project done by:Trevor LombardiMichael GaccioneMilad MirghahariJoe ServidioMike Contreras
2 EducationEducation became increasingly secular (less focused on religion) at the beginning of the RenaissanceOpened schools and wrote books on things that people needed to be educated aboutHumanist schools opened, which taught the thought of liberal studies could help people reach their full potentialMany females didn’t get an education, and the ones that did would be taught about the classics and taught how to play an instrument.
3 Family 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
4 Marriage Married young Were suppose to be servants Parents arranged marriageWere under control by men
5 Nobility Even though nobles had a decline in profit at the beginning of the Renaissance, many were able to retaintheir landBy 1500, nobles were once again able to dominateEuropean societyNobles held important political posts and served asadvisers to the kingNobles were held to certain social standards thatthey had to followThe aim of a perfect noble was to serve his princein an effective and honest way
6 Peasants Peasants consisted of 85%-90% of the European population Serfdom decreased because of the decline Manorial SystemBy the year 1500 peasants started becoming more free
7 TownspeopleDuring the Renaissance, Townspeople made up around 10% of the social classTownspeople 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.