Final Guiding Questions - Explain the links between the rising of European middle classes the Protestant Reformation Calvinism the colonization of the

Final Guiding Questions - Explain the links between the...

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Explain the links between the rising of European middle classes, the Protestant Reformation, Calvinism, the colonization of the Americas and the changes in political power (from nobility to bourgeoisie) during the late 1500sand 1600s. How did these events contribute to the rise of the modern-nation state and capitalism?How was the ideology of feudalism challenged by the rise of the middle classes? What sorts of new beliefs and ideals emerged to replace the old “GreatChain of Being?” (Think about Calvinist attitudes about moral worth and wealth). In what sense is the ideology of political freedom or democracy at

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