Making Money with Money

"If ever geography was destiny, it was Venice!"

How do you make money with money?  The practice of usury represents a significant change in the values and beliefs of Europeans living at the start of the Renaissance.

1. What is usury?
2. How does usury promote economic growth & trade?
3. Why was this a change in values?


  1. Read P. 50-55
  2. Finish Student Notes 
  3. If Time - Start the Fishbone