all citizens had the right to equal what under the law?
a person was considered innocent until what?
the burden of proof rested with whom rather than the accused?
what law if any kind could be set aside?
unreasonable or grossly unfair
the system of laws that were created and applied to whom?
what is the difference between the Ten Commandments and laws of other groups?
the Ten Commandments talk about how you should treat God and other people while laws of other groups only take about the rights people have
what did the Ten Commandments emphasize?
it emphasized Gods personal relationship to each human being
what is humanism?
the individual achievements of a person
what does the renaissance mean?
what did the renaissance period serve as?
it served as a bridge between medieval and modern Western Europe
about how long did the renaissance period last and wht did it mark?
a historical period of approximately 300 years marked by a revival in art, literature, and learning
how did the renaissance begin?
it began with the rediscovery of Greco-Roman Civilization which had been neglected during the Middle Ages
what did the renaissance emphasize?
reason, a questioning attitude, experimentation, and free inquiry
who and what did the renaissance contrast with on what is emphasized?
it contrasted with the medieval concern with faith, authority, and tradition
who did the renaissance focused attention upon?
he focused attention upon the secular society
the renaissance featured great achievements in what?
literature, art, and science
who were patrons?
people that were supporters of literature, art, and science