Renaissance/Reformation/Enlightenment

Debate Topics:

(Alternatives, if more groups needed)

Use Noodle Tools to cite your resources  as a group:  Open your email. Find Noodle Tools in your waffle dropdown under “more”. One group member creates a project named with your Renaissance person and that student shares with the rest of the group using the Noodle Tools dashboard.

To find information on these significant people, consider using the following research strategies and resources:

To find information about people, search for

Encyclopedias

General 

Special Encyclopedias

Books:

Subscription Databases:

Websites:

Find some preselected websites below, or do a more careful search in Sweet Search by adding site:org or site: edu after your person’s name.

Checking for Accuracy and Credibility: Use this guide when independently searching the web for resources.

To further investigate debate topics, check out the following websites:

Joan of Arc links:

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08409c.htm the Catholic Encyclopedia’s information on Joan

http://www.stjoan-center.com/ The links listed under “History” will probably be most helpful (trial transcripts, biography, timeline). Otherwise, the St. Joan Center appears to be a labor of love put together by a devotee.

Cortes links:

Don’t forget to use Cortez and Cortes. Better yet, “Hernan Cortes” seems to work the best.

http://www.pbs.org/conquistadors/cortes/cortes_a02.html  (a good starting place)

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1520cortes.html ( part of a letter written by Cortes to Charles V)

Galileo links:

http://galileo.rice.edu/

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06342b.htm ( Here’s the Catholic Encyclopedia’s version of Galileo’s story.)

Isabella I Links:

Also research the Inquisition.

Inquisitive About the Inquisition  (A website for Catholic educators. Note point of view.)

The Spanish Expulsion (Jewish perspective: the Jewish Virtual Library. Note point of view.)

Mary Wollstonecraft Links:

BBC History – British History in depth:  Mary Wollstonecraft:  A ‘Speculative and Dissenting Spirit”  http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/wollstonecraft_01.shtml

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:  Mary Wollstonecraft http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/wollstonecraft/

Mary Wollstonecraft on Education http://www.infed.org/thinkers/wollstonecraft.htm

John Locke Links:

The Galileo Project: Locke, John

http://galileo.rice.edu/Catalog/NewFiles/locke.html

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:  John Locke

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/locke/

Locke’s Political Philosophy

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/locke-political/

Bloody Mary; Mary I or Mary Tudor:

Mary I: Britannica

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mary-I

Tutor History: Mary I (Mary Tudor)

https://tudorhistory.org/mary/

Queen Mary Tudor

https://sites.duke.edu/project_refeurope/england/mary-tudor/

… …

Mary, Queen of Scots Links:

Mary, Queen of Scots  http://www.marie-stuart.co.uk/

Women in History of Scots Descent http://www.electricscotland.com/history/women/wih17.htm

Urban II links:

Also search the Crusades.

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1k.html (comprehensive list of links, including Urban’s speech, info on each crusade)

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15210a.htm (Catholic Encyclopedia version)

Henry VIII Links:

Henry VIII – (the Catholic Encyclopedia’s information on Henry VIII)

The jousting accident that turned Henry VIII into a tyrant

BBC History:  Henry VIII

Martin Luther links:

Martin Luther: Address to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation (1520) http://history.hanover.edu/texts/luthad.html

Ninety-five Theses
http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/luther/web/ninetyfive.html

Last update 5/5/17