Risks of Migrating for Europeans

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Risks of Migrating for Europeans -Native Americans, become lost, being sick or die from disease, difficult to make it over the ocean, lack of supplies - Europeans factors of push/pull - Issue of monarchy (religion) 1500’s Catholicism only accepted religion - 1517 Martin Luther : Protestant Reformation, disapproved of the use of indulgences (pay for a sin to be forgiven and those that aren’t yet committed) - This led to religious wars in Europe that lasted 130 years, push factor - people left Europe to go to the Americas because of the wars - John Calvin- beliefs of Calvinism - Predestination: one is already determined from birth if they will go to heaven or hell - “The Elect” go to heaven and “The Damned” go to hell - An individual isn’t able to know which they are, however those who are successful most likely will go to heaven - push factor- to try to be successful outside of Europe English Reformation Henry VIII (1509-47) - (Once was going to become a catholic priest) Older brother Edward was to be married off to Catherine of Aragon, but he died so Henry married her instead - she had miscarriages, only one daughter, couldn’t have a son - Henry felt that he couldn’t have a son because God cursed him for marrying his brother’s wife - Decided to have an annulment (divorce not accepted) in 1525, Pope didn’t agree because of didn’t want to anger her family
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course HST 111 taught by Professor Richmond during the Spring '11 term at Harper.

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