Influences on the Northern Renaissance

Thursday, August 20, 2020Humanism in the Northern Renaissance This section is required. Humanism continued in the North, but the emphasis was much more Christian than Italian Humanism. It still focused on Plato, and continued the reinspection of Greek and Roman ideals. The Northern Humanists were more concerned in helping making life better, for everybody. The…

Influences During the Baroque Era

Thursday, August 20, 2020Politics Thirty Year’s War Transcript (PDF) The Hapsburg, Spain and the Holy Roman Empire vs. Denmark, France, Sweden and parts of Germany Religious element to the war Lutherans, Catholics and Calvinists Spain declined in power, France gained in power Tremendous loss of life in Germany More European nations controlling their own population…

Post Modern Influences

Tuesday, November 10, 2020Instructor’s Note – It is increasingly difficult to say when one era begins, and when another ends. I know that life looks much different now  than when I was a child growing up in the 1960’s. It was a big deal  when my mother asked for permission to wear a pantsuit to…

Mid Modern Influences

Tuesday, November 3, 2020Politics WW2 WW2 Transcript (PDF) 1939 Germany invades Poland 1940 May — France and Britain declare war on Germany 1940 June — Germany gains control of France 1940 August/September Germany bombs England 1940 Japan invades French Indochina (Vietnam) 1941 December Japan bombs Pearl Harbor — USA 1941 — US declares war on…

Influences During the Romantic Era

Thursday, October 8, 2020Politics Industrial Revolution Continues Industrial Revolution Transcript (PDF) Trains Steamships Bicycle Increasing urbanization Need for a concentrated work force Need to be near raw materials Need to be near transportation hubs Gas lamps for street lighting Communication Telegraph & telephone France France Transcript (PDF) 1804 Napoleon is Emperor 1814 Napoleon is ousted…