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10 Cards in this Set

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What is an indulgence?
a pardon or forgiveness from the church
Define reform.
a change
What was Martin Luther's 95 Theses?
statements of protest
What was the Reformation?
movement brought about to reform the church in Rome
How did Johannes Gutenberg revolutionize communications?
built a printing press
What effect did the Reformation have on Western Christianity?
it was divided in two - Protestantism and Roman Catholicism
What is Protestantism?
followers that protested against the Roman Church
How was Protestantism different from Roman Catholicism?
no indulgences
monasteries and convents were unnecessary
church decorations and services should be simpler
Who was William Shakespeare?
young writer and actor of the times who became one of the greatest writers of the English language
What is an armada?
a huge and powerful fleet of warships