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 PERIOD 4, 1450 - 1750 CE (Strayer Ch 13-15; AMSCO Ch 15-20)  

TEST DATE: THURSDAY, 1/31 [A]; FRIDAY, 2/1 [B]  

        

 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE: Mona Lisa, by LEONARDO DA VINCI, Italy, c. 1507 C.E.  

AP KEY CONCEPT 4.1.VII: As merchantsí profits increased and governments collected more taxes, funding for the visual and performing arts, even for popular audiences, increased along with an expansion of literacy and increased focus on innovation and scientific inquiry

 

  

 NORTHERN RENAISSANCE: Winterscape with Bird Trap by Peter Bruegel (possibly depicting the LITTLE ICE AGE), Germany, c. 1565 C.E.  

AP KEY CONCEPT 4.2.I: Beginning in the 14th century, there was a decrease in mean temperatures, often referred to as the Little Ice Age, around the world that lasted until the 19th century, contributing to changes in agricultural practices & the contraction of settlement in parts of the Northern Hemisphere

 

 

    

 FRANCE: Versailles Palace demonstated to wealth and power of absolute rulers. France,  c. 1682 C.E.  

AP KEY CONCEPT 4.3.IA: Rulers continued to use religious ideas, art, and monumental architecture to legitimize their rule.  

 

    

 NEW SPAIN: Casta Paintings reflected social hierarchies based on racial & ethnic classifications as a result of European colonization in the Americas. Mexico, c. 1550 C.E.  

AP KEY CONCEPT 3.1.IIID: Increased cross-cultural interactions resulted in the diffusion of literary, artistic, and cultural traditions, as well as scientific and technological innovations.  

 

        

 MUGHAL DYNASTY: Taj Mahal not only demonstrated the wealth & power of Shah Jahan, it was an example of CULTURAL SYNCRETISM (blending of Indian & Muslim architectural elements), India. c. 1682 C.E.   

AP KEY CONCEPT 4.1.VI: The increase in interactions between newly connected hemispheres & intensification of connections within hemispheres expanded the spread & reform of existing religions & contributed to both religious conflicts & the creation of syncretic belief systems & practices

AP KEY CONCEPT 4.3.IA: Rulers continued to use religious ideas, art, and monumental architecture to legitimize their rule.  

 

 

 

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