Give two reasons the Catholic Church became less popular in parts of Europe during the 14th-17th centuries.
Selling of indulgences, misconduct by clergy, differing religious views, keeping the Bible in only Latin, etc.
Who issued the 95 Theses and is credited with launching the Protestant Reformation?
What did Martin Luther say was the "ultimate authority" regarding the Christian faith? (This angered the Catholic Church)
Who furthered the Protestant Reformation and believed in predestination and living a life with righteousness and high work ethic?
Who dismissed the authority of the Pope in their lands in order to gain a divorce?
What church did Elizabeth I create that showed tolerance for people of different faiths?
What massive naval invasion did Elizabeth I stop?
Where in the Holy Roman Empire did princes become Protestant and try to break away from their Catholic rulers?
What family were devout Catholics and ruled the Holy Roman Empire?
What war was fought between Protestants and Catholics, mostly in the Holy Roman Empire?
Thirty Years' War
What was the name of French Protestants who were temporarily granted freedom of worship by the Edict of Nantes?
Who was a member of the Catholic Church who made the focus of the Thirty Years' War in France a political one instead of religious?
What was the purpose of the Council of Trent? What was the result?
To discuss the issues causing Protestants to disagree with the Catholic Church. That the Catholic Church was and is correct in all religious matters(no change)
What group was formed by the Catholic Church to spread Catholicism throughout the world?
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)
What was the use of intimidation, threats, and torture to convert people to Catholicism called?
Who created the printing press and what did it do to the supply of books in Europe as well as literacy rates?
How quickly did religious tolerance emerge in Europe after the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Church's Counter Reformation?
Assign the correct action to the right person:
- Henry IV
- Louis XIII
- Louis XIV
- Appointed Cardinal Richelieu as Foreign Secretary for France
- Revoked the Edict of Nantes
- Issued the Edict of Nantes
Henry IV- Issued Edict of Nantes
Louis XIII- Appointed Cardinal Richelieu
Louis XIV- Revoked the Edict of Nantes
Who was an early dissenter who lived in the modern day Czech Republic and was burned at the stake by the Catholic Church as a heretic?
Who was an early dissenter in England who influence Jan Huss and Martin Luther? Also, what is he specifically known for doing?