Beginning Unit 7: The European Renaissance

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March 2, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

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Congratulations on completing Unit 6: Emergence of New Empires! Tomorrow, we will officially begin Unit 7: The European Renaissance!

As for the homework…
Italian Roots of the Renaissance

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