jean Calvin---- was born in France 1509 he was a religious man.
laws of calvins church.. attend church on Sundays..... entertainment banned.... swearing was a crime..... dress was restricted.... heretics were burned
the protestants reformation spread fast causing the counter reformation
the inquisition was a court held to deal with heretics
ended in the seventeenth century
and then they all died
nepotism---- where family appointed family members
simony---- where people bribed for a job
pluralism and absenteeism---- where priests and bishops had too many churches so they couldn't control them properly
the sale of indulgences---- purgatory was a waiting room to go to hell or heaven and to be sent to heaven they and to pay money
the 95 theses---- martin Luther wrote a book about 95 objections to the sale of indulgences
martin Luther was born in 1483 Saxony Germany. trained as a priest then became a teacher. he believed that you get in to heaven by just preying and believing called ' justification by faith alone '
the diet of worms was a huge meeting
consequences of Luther's protest ---- started a war of religion in 1545 and ended in 1455 with a treaty of ausburg
the age of exploration
began in mid 1400's
trade---- the great silk road helped transport spices and silk
the caravel was the name of the ship they used
navigation --- compass--astrolabes and quadrants were used to work out the ships latitude portolan charts wee early maps of the sea--log,line and knots helped determine the ships speed and distance
Bartholomeu Dias-- discovered the bottom of Africa and called it the cape of storms but renamed the cape of good hope
Christopher Columbus was born Genoa 1451, thought the earth was round.given the Nina pinta and Santa maria.voyage began on 3rd of august 1492.
on 12th of September 1492 he thought he was in India. but was in america. he called the natives indians
returned to Spain in march 1495
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