Answer two of the following questions. Be certain to answer each part of the questions. Each answer should be 5 paragraphs long. Answers are worth 30 points each.
1) What events led up to the 100 Years War? Describe each of the participating armies, detailing the differences as well as similarities and changes made during the course of the war. What really caused the war to end and how did this change the face of western civilization?
2) Detail the myriad causes of the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 CE as discussed in class. What role did the eastern empire play if any? Was it inevitable? Explain your conclusion.
3) Discuss the Humanist Movement. When and where did it start? Why? How are Humanist changes reflected in the art and society of the Renaissance? Touch upon some of the major events occurring at this time that influence these changes? What role did religion play?