What are the Effects of renaissance on today's society?

The Renaissance had massive effects on developements that led to todays society. Early democratic governments emerged in Renaissance Italy. Greek and Roman classics that were rediscovered during the Renaissance were studied in Humanists schools. These forms of education based on study of science, mathematics, history, and liturature are used today. Roman architecture that was used in the Renaissance can be seen in many cities, especially in state buildings in Washington DC. Inventions such as linear perspective and printing are used today.