The Reformation

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  • 100

    Paper was invented by the Chinese

    Paper was invented by the Chinese
    This was the Chinese's biggest invention
  • 100

    Jesus began Chirstianity

    Jesus began Chirstianity
    This was the start of Chirstianity
  • Jul 6, 1415

    Jan Huss was burned at the stake for being a heretic

    Jan Huss was burned at the stake for being a heretic
    This is what made John Wycliffe more popular
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Gutenburg invented the printing press

    Gutenburg invented the printing press
    Literacy rates go up
  • Jan 1, 1490

    Slaves were traded through the middle passage of The Triangular Trade

    Slaves were traded through the middle passage of The Triangular Trade
    Made the new world function better
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus was sponsored by Queen Isabella to sail westward to reach Asia

    Christopher Columbus was sponsored by Queen Isabella to sail westward to reach Asia
    Was the first to colonize a new place
  • Jan 1, 1498

    Leonardo da Vinci painted the last supper

    Leonardo da Vinci painted the last supper
    It was a big influence for Christanity
  • Jan 1, 1499

    Michelangelo Sculpted The Pieta

    Michelangelo Sculpted The Pieta
    Important renassance art
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Martin Luther nailed 95 Thesis to the church door

    Martin Luther nailed 95 Thesis to the church door
    Was the start of the Lutheran Church
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Hernando Cortez and his forces overthrew the Aztec Empire

    Hernando Cortez and his forces overthrew the Aztec Empire
    Gave them land to colonize
  • Sep 20, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan' crew was the first to circumnavigated the globe

    Ferdinand Magellan' crew was the first to circumnavigated the globe
    Made him a great explorer
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Martin Luther and his followers meet at the Lutheran Church

    Martin Luther and his followers meet at the Lutheran Church
    They had a place to meet
  • Jan 1, 1533

    King Henry VIII broke from the Catholic Church and divorced his wife

    King Henry VIII broke from the Catholic Church and divorced his wife
    He made his own religioin
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Jacques Cartier

    Jacques Cartier
    Jacques Cartier explored the St. Lawrence River to Montreal for France
  • Jan 1, 1536

    John Calvin developed the idea of predestination

    John Calvin developed the idea of predestination
    Made the things that he belived in diffrent from everyone else
  • Jan 1, 1545

    The Jesuits were created during the Catholic Reformation

    The Jesuits were created during the Catholic Reformation
    Something good that came out of the Reformation
  • Elizebeth I became the head of the Anglican Church

    Elizebeth I became the head of the Anglican Church
    Followed in her dad's footsteps
  • Sir Francis Drake defeated the spanish armada

    Sir Francis Drake defeated the spanish armada
    He beat a hudge army
  • Henry VI issued the Edict of Nantes

    Henry VI issued the Edict of Nantes
    Gave the Huguenots the right to worship as Protestants and return many of their civil privileges
  • Cardinal Richelieu got France involved in the Thirty Years' War

    Cardinal Richelieu got France involved in the Thirty Years' War
    Was a series of conflicts between 1618 and 1648 mostly in the territory of today's Germany