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Unformatted text preview: b. Rise of Nation States Portugal, Spain, France, England, & Holland c. Political and Economic theories: Divine Rights of Kings, & mercantilism d. Now have a somewhat order, focus, & direction E. Technological/Intellectual Revolution a. Navigation advances: ships, sales (lateen) compass, astrolabe, & maps i. These all gave new capabilities for voyages and discoveries b. Accounts of the crusaders c. Tales of chivalry and Romances d. Allure of strange new places, people, & customs: i. Amazons, Cibola, Gran Quixote e. Investigation of printing press- John Gutenberg i. 1450 Miguel Decervants- Don Quixote ii. Books create lust for adventure & riches F. Religious Revolution a. Demand for reforms in Roman Catholic Church b. Martin Luther- Germany 1517 c. John Calvin France 1530s & others d. Results: War and persecution e....
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