The Renaissance was a time period in Europe where there was larges changes to European culture and society. The word “renaissance” is French, and directly translated means “rebirth” in English. This was a period of time where there was cultural, artistic, political and economical rebirth. Many of the greatest thinkers, authors, statesmen, scientists and artists in human history were created during this period. Some of them included Leonardo da Vinci: an Italian painter, architect, and inventor as well as Galieo who used telescopes to describe the moons of Jupiter and the Rings of Saturn. The communication of these ideas and many others were made possible by Gutenberg, who invented the printing press. This allowed for the public to get their hands on these ideas communicated through the press. With the help of these Renaissance thinkers and many others, the world was being viewed in new ways no one thought possible.
The invention of the printing press allowed for people to become educated, along with the liberty of being educated. As these ideas were spread, people began to understand that all humans could do great things, which created a push for equal opportunities and education.