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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 month ago

How did the renaissance relate to the concept of liberalism? ?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    The Renaissance was a period in European history marking the transition from the Middle Ages to Modernity and covering the 15th and 16th centuries. In addition to the standard periodization, proponents of a long Renaissance put its beginning in the 14th century and its end in the 17th century. It was considered a renewal/revival as culture became more sophisticated. This increase of sophistication led to the development of liberalism as people began to reject "norms".

    Liberalism is a political philosophy or worldview founded on ideas of liberty and equality. Liberal philosophy generally emphasizes liberty, individualism, and support for limited constitutional government. In the United States, "liberal" generally refers specifically to social liberalism.

    Liberalism first became a distinct political movement during the Age of Enlightenment, when it became popular among philosophers and economists in the Western world. Liberalism rejected the prevailing social and political norms of hereditary privilege, state religion, absolute monarchy, and the Divine Right of Kings. Leaders in the Glorious Revolution of 1688, the American Revolution of 1776, and the French Revolution of 1789 used liberal philosophy to justify the armed overthrow of royal tyranny.

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  • It broke Much Of Society Free free from papal restraints

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  • 1 month ago

    Europe  was white

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