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Who proved the theory that heavier objects fall faster than lighter ones?
Galileo
What idea stated that a person cannot affect his or her salvation?
Predestination
What is an assumption that can be tested by investigation?
Hypothesis
Who proved that the orbits of the planets were oval, not round?
Kepler
What did Francis Bacon do?
He invented the method of organizing and creating scientific methods.
Who was the first person who published the theory that the sun was at the center of the universe?
Copernicus
Who was an Egyptain astronomer who believed the Earth was the center of the Universe?
Ptolemy
What belief system Margery Kepe a famous follower?
Mystics
What were the only all female communites during this time period?
Convicts
Who increased our knowledge of anatomy by studying the human body?
Vesalius
What was the church court that could judge convict and punish heretics?
Inquisition
What did people buy to avoid punishment from God?
Indulgences
What unbound documents could spread new ideas to people quickly?
Pamphlets
Who translated the Bible into English?
John Wycliffe
What happened to the Catholic Church between the 1100s and the 1400s?
They lost power