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The Italian Renaissance - Chapter 5, Section 1
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The

Italian

Renaissance
What were the characteristics of the Italian Renaissance?

I. The Italian States

A. Italy failed to establish a ____________________ __________________ during the Middle Ages.

B. City-states played an important role in Italian politics:

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Directions: Use pages 158-160 in your text to complete the chart.

State

Leaders

Economy





















1. What geographic feature did the city-states have in common? _____________________________________________________________________________________

2. Which city-state was in the best location to trade by land and sea with the Byzantine Empire to the East? ________________________________________________________________________________
3. Which city-state was the cultural center of Renaissance Italy? _________________________________
Directions: See the map on pg. 167 of your text. List the artists of the Renaissance next to the city-state in which they worked.




Artists of the Renaissance

Milan





Florence





Venice





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Map Directions: Use pg. 159 to locate the

Italian city-states.

1. Label all three major city-states (you will

need to draw boundary lines)

2. Put a star (*) on the cultural center.

3. Put an (X) on the city-state where the most

artists worked.

4. Put a (T) on the city-state that was in the best location for trade with the East by land and sea.
II. The Italian Wars

A. The growth of _______________-_________________ attracted Charles VIII of France. In _______________ he had 30,000 men invaded Italy. Northern Italian states looked to _________________ for help. For the next ________ years, Spain and France made Italy their battleground.

B. The turning point: In __________, Spanish troops and _______________________ from other countries arrived in Rome. They demanded their pay. This bloodshed is called the ____________ of _____________. The war ended and __________________ became dominant in Italy.

III. Machiavelli

A. The _______________ written in _______ is one of the most influential works on political power. Machiavelli rejected _______________________ principles and instead focused on and understanding of ________________ nature.


Your Opinion: Should political leaders adhere (stick) to basic moral principles when pursuing the state’s affairs or just look out for the state’s interests? Why or why not?

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IV. Family and Marriage

To maintain the family, parents would carefully ___________________________ _____________________



A dowry is ______________________________________________________________________________________


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