What are the different uses for Sie?
Sie is most often used for the english word "she", however it also can be used for a formal "you" and a plural, "they". To know which "sie" it is look to the conjugation of the verb in the sentence with it. Also, an easy way to spot it as a formal you, is if it is capitalized within the sentence.
Who was Asoka, and what is his importance to India today?
Asoka was considered to be one of India's greatest leaders. He united the country of India mostly through aggressive war. After he had united the country, he converted to Buddhism. Today his influence is shown through the flag which has the Ashoka Chakra, which is represented by 24 spokes. These spokes represent the edicts that Asoka had proclaimed as the rules of the land.
Was Italy the only country in which the Renaissance occurred?
Italy was the main country, but the Renaissance also spread into the countries of France and Spain. The Renaissance also had some influence on Northern Europe.