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History 1: Western Civ Chapter 12

All of the following monarchs were successful in continuing the centralization of their “new monarchies” except Maximilian I of the Holy Roman Empire. The development of printing in the fifteenth century ensured that literacy and new knowledge would spread rapidly in European society Machiavelli’s The Prince advocates that a successful ruler must act without scruples…

Chapter 13 Renaissance Terms

Italian Renaissance The period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; cultural period Jacob Burckhart 19th century cultural Renaissance historian; claimed was in distinct contrast to the Middle Ages City-States A city and the area surrounding it that is independently governed; (Northern Italy) Genoa, Venice,…

Music 201 Midterm Review

syllabic text setting was a. music sung on the solfeggio syllables b. music changed on nonsense syllables c. music sung on the syllable la d. text set to one note per syllable D Through their music, medieval composers made the effort to: a. influence the politics and social structure of the day. b. heighten the…

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Music Appreciation Exam 4

When did the Great Depression end in America? 1939. What musical element decisively separated twentieth-century music from that of the past? Tonality/harmony. What was the dominant form of American popular music in the 1930’s and 1940’s? Big-band swing. What is the “emancipation of dissonance”? Idea that dissonance no longer has to resolve consonance. What are…

Chapters 10-12 World History

How did the Crusades lead to globalization in later centuries? They introduced Europeans to luxury goods from Asia, encouraging trade The magnetic compass and the astrolabe encouraged the development of Exploration by ship How did Captain James Cook contribute to changes in the first global age? His explorations helped bring Pacific lands into the new…

Art History Test 2

a. the establishment of strong nation-states under powerful kings The early middle ages are associated with all of the following EXCEPT: a. the establishment of strong nation-states under powerful kings b. the lingering effects of the Roman Empire’s collapse c. the expansion of Germanic tribes across Europe d. the spread of Muslims and Islamic influence…

Music 121 Test 1

Music is exclusively the art of sound in time Pitch is the quality of highness or lowness of a sound What is another name for pitch? note In which language are dynamics generally described Italian Which dynamic indication is the softest? pianissimo Which of the following lists of dynamics shows a change from louder to…

The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy

What all transpired to form the Renaissance? The fortunate congruence of artistic genius, the spread of humanism, and economic prosperity nourished the flowering of the new artistic culture that historians call the Renaissance – the rebirth of classical values in art and life. The greatest center of Renaissance art in the 15th-century was Florence, home…

Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance

What were the main geographic advantages of Italy that made it the birth place of the R? On ancient rome, in the middle of the med sea, central location, lots of sea access, close to middle east, along trade routes, “world’s greatest middle man” What factors would allow Italy to transition into the R first?…

Recovery: Ming China and Renaissance Europe

Why did the Mongol (Yuan) dynasty weaken and fall? Financial management led to serious economic difficulties, and political conflicts led to factional fighting among the Mongols themselves. In 1368, with bubonic plague raging, the Yuan dynasty collapsed, and the Mongols departed China en masse, leaving China in a state of both demographic and political turmoil….

The Renaissance Period

Renaissance Movement The _____ was the great revival of art, literature, and learning in Europe Italy The Renaissance Movement began in ____ and marked the transition from medieval England to the modern England. Latin; the act of being reborn what does the word renaissance mean and where does it come from Greek and Roman cultures…

Chapter 13 The Roaring Life of the 1920’s NOTES

What was life like in the nation’s cities during the 1920’s? Fast-paced, impersonal, and full of diversity How did the small-town life and city life differ? Small towns = bound by traditional morals and close ties of families, friends, and religion. City = toleration of drinking, gambling, and casual dating Why do you think the…

Northern Renaissance-Printing Press, Writers, Humanism

Who invented the movable type printing press? Johann Gutenberg Johann Gutenberg German inventor/craftsman, created movable printing press, considered the greatest invention of all time. printed first complete edition of the bible in 1455 When was the first printed edition of the bible? How were they created before 1455. The were written and copied by hand…

Harlem Renaissance Unit Test Poetry Themes

“Dream Variation” Aspirations “Elevator Boy” Lack of economic opportunities “For a Lady I Know” Racism reflected in religion “Golgotha is a Mountain” Racial / religious persecution “Harlem Wine” Life neglected due to racism “Hatred” Rejection of/ by race, religion, or rejected lover “I, Too” Pride in self “Incident” Traumatic experience “Long Gone” Freedom/ lack of…

APUSH Ch.21

Speakeasies Secret bars where alcohol could be purchased illegally Bootleggers Smugglers of illegal alcohol during the Prohibition era Fundamentalism A Protestant movement grounded in a literal interpretation of the bible Clarence Darrow Defended John Scopes during the Scopes Trial. He argued that evolution should be taught in schools. Scopes Trial A highly publicized trial in…

American History Part I – Exam 1

Why did Spain colonize Florida and the Rio Grande valley? D. Spain wanted to protect its colony in Mexico from other Europeans. What did leaders of Rhode Island believe would happen to religion if church and state were connected? A. Religion would become corrupted. What kinds of items were found at a public square in…

1920’s Important people

A. Mitchell Palmer attorney general who authorized anti-radical raids and deportations J. Edgar Hoover put in charge to fight against radicals during the Red Scare after World War Alphonse Capone (Al Capone) United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during Prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947) Henry Ford United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered…

Renaissance and Reformation Quiz

A distribution of power among several states such that no single nation can dominate or interfere with the interests of another. balance of power A late Renaissance reformer who maintained that “the Hermetic philosophy, with its mystical approach to God and nature, held the key to true wisdom,” was Giordano Bruno A revival of Platonic…

Renaissance ART TEST 2

Adoration of the Child 1480, Bosch -Shepherds in the background -Mary and child are similarly presented as the Portinari Altarpiece -The back corners have similar depictions or angels and shepherds as seen in Portinari Altarpiece -Some of Bosch’s works are thematically similar to other Netherlandish pieces Crucifixion 1480, Bosch -Figures are thin, faces are more…

History of Fashion Midterm: Italian Renaissance

What is a houppelande? outer garment, with a long, full body and flaring sleeves, that was worn by both men and women What is a camica? a smock What is a doublet? a mans snug-fitting buttoned jacket What is a hose? -any of various styles of men’s clothing for the legs and lower body -can…

Vocab 2: Renaissance Sonnet

Iambic Pentameter a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable, for example Two households, both alike in dignity. Octave a series of eight notes occupying the interval between (and including) two notes, one having twice or half the frequency of…

Chapter 26 The Roaring Twenties

flapper nickname for the stereotypical 1920s woman who bobbed her hair, shortened her skirt, drank and spoke openly. prohibition the banning of alcohol via the 18th amendment Al Capone Nicknamed Scarface; he was the most successful gangster of the Prohibition era bootlegging the illegal selling and transportation of alcohol Scopes Trial A famous trial nicknamed…

American History Chapter 17

return to life as it was before the war Warren G. Harding won the presidency by appealing to Americans’ desire to interfered with businesses and industry as little as possible Coolidge believed part of his job as president was to make sure the government dividing operations into simple tasks Henry Ford’s system for making cars…

Renaissance Art Paintings/Sculptures

Famous Italians – Leonardo da Vinci – Renaissance

The Renaissance is considered to be the bridge between the Middle Ages and Modern History. Leonardo da Vinci lived during the Renaissance. The Renaissance started as a cultural movement in Italy in the Late Medieval period. Naissance means birth in French. Renaissance means rebirth and covered a period in Europe, from the 14th to 17th…

US History

Zimmerman Telegram A coded telegram dispatched by the Foreign Secretary of the German Empire, Arthur Zimmermann, on January 16, 1917, to the German ambassador in Mexico, Heinrich von Eckardt, at the height of World War I. The telegram instructed the ambassador to approach the Mexican government with a proposal to form a military alliance against…

Ch 21 Renaissance quatrocento italy

expulsion of adam and eve from eden (brancacci chapel in florence) -stumble blindly expelled from eden -hazy backgroud=no specific location but -cry from eve voices anguish -substantial body weight brunelleschi created which two architectural commissions? dome on florence cathedral design hospital degli innocenti (hospital of the innocents-orphanage) hospital degli innocenti -across from church (madonna would…

Amsco APUSH Chapter 23

Warren Harding 29th president of the US; Republican; “Return to Normalcy” (life as it had been before WWI-peace, isolation); presidency was marred by scandal (Teapot Dome; bribes / getting $ to not charge certain people of their crimes)Died + then Coolidge took over. Said to be one of the worst presidents in US history Charles…

Harlem Renaissance & More 5-15-14

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s can best be described as 1.an organization created to help promote African-American businesses 2.a movement that sought to draw people back to the inner cities 3.a relief program to provide jobs for minority workers 4.a period of great achievement by African-American writers, artists, and performers 4.a period of great…

APUSH 1920’s Social/Economic

Bolshevik Revolution 1917 revolution led by Lenin and Trotsky in Russia, seized control of Petrograd, which sent Russia into a state of anarchy Seattle Strike 1919 when over 65,000 supported by the IWW and AFL striked for higher wages, due to their displeasure w/ WWI wage controls; strike lasted almost a week Palmer Raids 1920…

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