8.29 Founding Virginia

8.29 Founding Virginia - Wednesday, August 29, 2007...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007 Founding Virginia Protestant Reformation o Clergy had been denounced for sins Money was taken for forgiveness Corruption of God and salvation o 1517: Martin Luther, a German monk, launched denouncement of unfair practices in the church Protected by German princes Launched reformation o Protestants taught that God saved people who did good deeds and not worshipped human priests Encouraged bible reading Seek salvation through penance Emphasized conversion: a personal transformation (“born again”) o Inspired reform of Catholic church o Spanish hired soldiers to combat Protestantism Series of wars that devastated parts of Europe Tudor Dynasty o Start of the Tudor dynasty ended civil unrest in Europe o Brought prosperity Wool, cloths, crops were exported o Population doubled: overpopulation o Gold and silver from new world brought economic inflation o Wealth, poverty, overpopulation all in England at the time of Reformation
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