Help with this History homework

When answering the written response questions please follow these requirements:
a. Your answer to each question should contain a minimum 200-word response.
b. General encyclopedias are not acceptable sources.
c. Examples include, but are not limited to, Wikipedia, Encarta, and World Book.
d. Make certain that all of your sources (including your textbook) are referenced on APA format at the end of your response and that the information within your response is cited to show the difference between your ideas and your sources.

Question 16
Discuss the Hundred Years War: What were its causes? Why did the war continue for so long a period? What advantages did each side possess? What were the outcomes of the war for France and England?
Question 17
The fall of Italy acted as a catalyst, causing historians and political theorists to approach these disciplines in new ways. Discuss the two main individuals in the text who are representative of the new Renaissance thinking.