During the renaissance, a new intellectual movement known as humanism evolved. what was the significance of the humanist movement?
a. humanist were very interested in religious studies and sought to increase the influence of the church.
b. humanists were inspired by classical texts and emphasized the dignity and worth of the individual.
c. humanists felt formal education was impractical and necessary, therefore, many schools were closed.
d. humanists spread the teachings of eastern philosophers such as confucius throughout europe.
i'm assuming that you're asking about the history of slavery in the united states? if so, a good starting point would be the first documented arrival of african indentured servants in the colony of virginia in 1619, and a solid ending poiint would be the passage of the thirteenth amendment in 1865. in between, some major points to highlight are eli whitney introducing the cotton gin in 1793, the ban on importing slaves from africa in 1808, the missouri compromise in 1820, the compromise of 1850 about the expansion of slavery into new territories, and the dred scott supreme court case in 1857.
i believe the answer is a, as both families were known to be patrons of the arts
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