Europe and the Church - A The Impact of the Roman Catholic Church controlled the lives of the people eventually butted heads with English monarchs power

Europe and the Church - A The Impact of the Roman Catholic...

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A. The Impact of the Roman Catholic Church controlled the lives of the people eventually butted heads with English monarchs power to excommunicate people sold indulgencies B. The Crusades war between Roman Catholic Europeans and Islamic peoples of the Ottoman Empire the goal of the English was to win the war and gain control over Islamic lands thus spreading Catholicism even further although the Europeans did not win, there was a tremendous amount of cultural diffusion which spurred European curiosity in the world outside of their boarders C. The Transformation of Europe 1. The Renaissance an artistic and literal reformation regarding the sudden shift from religion in Europe 2. Humanism the art movement that created a more realistic approach to art styles less religious influences spurred a time when human esteem grew because people were portrayed as they were 3. Machiavelli 4. Henry the Navigator Spanish Prince that built schools of navigation to help new explorers 5. Columbus “discovered” the New World responsible for creating a constant relationship between the New World Natives and the Old World Europeans 6. Conquistadores explorers that conquered people and land for the Spanish crown spread Catholicism (swore that was the reason to affect the Natives) they truly meant to exploit the gold supplies and raw materials of the areas Pizarro, Ponce de Leon 7. Protestant Reformation 95 Theses on the door of a German Church John Calvin has followers that believe in predestination King Henry VIII breaks from the Roman Catholic Church and creates the Church of England (Anglican Church) a Christian faith not as strict as the Catholic one 8. Spain’s Decline followed the defeat of the Spanish Armada by the English crown in 1588
Spain was never be the same in terms of ability to control its colonies this led to more opportunities for France and England to colonize North America

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