History Timeline

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Family During the Renaissance

    Family During the Renaissance
    Marriage was always arranged and was started at around the age of 2 or 3. This helped the family with protection and helped with the relationships to the people in the community. Source: Life during the Renaissance
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Man and Woman in Family

    Man and Woman in Family
    The man was in charge of all the money and made the decisions that may affect his families life. They had full power over their children until they have "released" them in front of a judge. Women would stay home and do house chores like cooking. Source: Life during the Renaissance
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Daily Life - Social Classes

    Daily Life - Social Classes
    The nobles are the highest class among the rest of society besides the king or ruler, they make up 2-3% of the population. The townspeople made up 7-13% of the population acting as the middle class. The lowest and poorest class being the peasants that made up 85-90% of the population. Source: Life during the Renaissance
  • Jan 1, 1301

    Catholic Church Pre-Reformation

    Catholic Church Pre-Reformation
    Conflict between Kings and popes were a common conflict. The king would tax monks or threaten to. This happened in 1301 and the pope threatened to excommunicate the King of France. The pope was then arrested but later released. Martin Luther and Reformation Slide
  • Jan 1, 1350

    Patrons of the Arts

    Patrons of the Arts
    People who were patrons were people that would give benefits to something. Patrons of the Arts were people that funded artists and kept them going. http://www.history.com/topics/renaissance-art
  • Jan 1, 1401

    Renaissance Art and Artists

    Renaissance Art and Artists
    Around 1401 to 1490 was the earlier stages of art. Many people were getting into art to make profits off of their works. Artists would take days, months, and even years to make some of their works. http://www.history.com/topics/renaissance-art
  • Jan 1, 1401

    Renaissance Art and Arists

    Renaissance Art and Arists
    Art was a way to express yourself through an image. People would sometimes relate their work to their lives and create images that represented something they love. http://www.history.com/topics/renaissance-art
  • Jan 1, 1434

    Renaissance Art and Artists

    Renaissance Art and Artists
    Some famous Artists like Lorenzo Medici were made a huge impact on art with their paintings. Today Lorenzo is seen as one of the best artists and has many monuments to remember him by. http://www.history.com/topics/renaissance-art
  • Jan 1, 1475

    Renaissance Art and Artists

    Renaissance Art and Artists
    Another great artist in the Renaissance was Michelangelo, he changed the way people looked at art after he started drawing on the human body and made massive works. He inspired many people and amazed them with sculptures he created. http://www.history.com/topics/renaissance-art
  • Period: Nov 10, 1483 to Feb 18, 1546

    Martin Luther's Life

    The man who went up aginst the church and disagreed with the ways that the church ran, suppose to go by the ways of the bible. Created the 95 theses and made them public for the world to copy and produce in other places around the country. He eventually started his own church and was the leader of Lutheranism. He was very disagreeing on the use of indulgences, people were to earn salvation for free. http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/people/theologians/martin-luther.html
  • Jan 1, 1490

    Catholic Reformation Pre-Reformation

    Catholic Reformation Pre-Reformation
    The church was also criticized by Luther on how you can buy your way up in the church. Pope or any high ranking is dependent on the money you pay to the church. Luther wanted this to end, he didn't want someone to have the power to interpret the bible through himself. Martin Luther and Reformation Slide
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Patrons of the Arts

    Patrons of the Arts
    Luther was a patron of the arts, he bought many paintings from famous artists, He looked up to Leo most of the time and was even compared to him. http://www.history.com/topics/renaissance-art
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Catholic Church Pre-Reformation

    Catholic Church Pre-Reformation
    The church tricked their people into giving them money through the selling of indulgences. The people later started to rebel and cause the sale of these items to go down. Martin Luther and Reformation Slide
  • Jan 1, 1500

    95 Thesis Work

    95 Thesis Work
    Martin Luther created the 95 thesis after he learned what the church was doing to the citizens and taking their money. The 95 thesis is a list of complaints about the church and all their wrongs. Martin Luther and Reformation Slide
  • Jan 1, 1515

    Protestant Reformation

    Protestant Reformation
    Martin Luther wanted to talk to the church and discuss the topic of salvation. He wanted to talk to the church on how to reach salvation the right way, how the bible states to. Martin Luther and Reformation Slide
  • Jan 1, 1517

    Protestant Reformation

    Protestant Reformation
    Martin Luther, after years of debate with the church was excommunicated and decided to make his own church. This religion that he started was very similar to Christianity but made sure there were no indulgences and he had bibles to give to people to read. Martin Luther and Reformation Slide
  • Jan 1, 1517

    Protestant Reformation

    Protestant Reformation
    Martin believed that the bible was the only source of truth. People could read and understand the bible themselves when they converted to Lutheranism. Martin did not make the poor pay for indulgences and salvation. Martin Luther and Reformation Slide
  • Nov 1, 1517

    Stand up to Indulgences

    Stand up to Indulgences
    On All Saint's Eve of 1517, Luther made a stand to Tetzel who was selling indulgences to people for the church. Luther did not like the idea of indulgences and continued to debate over the topic towards the church. Luther thought that these items were misleading to the poor people and thought it was wrong because these were the churches own people that they were taking advantage of. Site: http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/people/theologians/martin-luther.html
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Printing Press Spreads Martin's Works

    Printing Press Spreads Martin's Works
    The idea of the printing press led to the greater spread of Luther's ideas on the church. The Printing press was a machine that was able to print off more papers faster. It was almost like a stamp and the process of making the machine started in the year 1436. Martin Luther's writing had reached both England and Italy by 1519.
  • Nov 1, 1520

    On Christian Liberty

    On Christian Liberty
    This book had the idea that anyone can freely and/or willingly serve god. He looked at himself and others as "fully forgiven children of god". He did not believe that being excommunicated was a big deal because he didn't see eye to eye with the church in the first place. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Freedom_of_a_Christian
  • Period: Jan 1, 1524 to Jan 1, 1525

    Peasant's War

    This was a war that was caused by the poor people that stood up to the selling of indulgences and ways of the church. They twisted Martin Luther's words to make the war seem like that's what he wanted to happen when in reality Martin just wanted to stop the selling of indulgences with peace. https://www.britannica.com/event/Peasants-War
  • Jan 1, 1534

    The Luther Bible

    The Luther Bible
    After Luther has made his church and started his own religion he set off and pursued his writing. He made a work named "The Luther Bible". This was the bible that he wanted his followers to read as well, to lead a good life. http://www.christian-history.org/martin-luther-bible.html
  • Period: Jan 1, 1564 to

    Galileo's Life

    Galileo was an astronomer that had made many important discoveries. He made discoveries like the rings of Saturn and many dwarf planets. He was also a mathematician and philosopher. http://www.space.com/15589-galileo-galilei.html
  • Astronomy

    Astronomy
    Many different astronomers made important contributions to the discoveries. Kepler and Galileo were two that changed history during this time. They found more information on the stars and sky. http://www.livescience.com/55230-renaissance.html
  • Galileo's Pendulum

    Galileo's Pendulum
    The pendulum was like a clock, it relied on gravity to keep it going. The pendulum would swing back and forth as the clock turned. The pendulum was used as a experiment where it was discovered the objects follow the same path though the air. http://www.cs.rhul.ac.uk/~adrian/timekeeping/galileo/