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    Charles was born in Ghent, Belgium on February 24, 1500 who was the child of Philip of Burgundy and Joanna of Spain. The Emperor Charles V made a last attempt to restore the medieval all-inclusive realm. His opponents were in this way the European national states; particularly France; the German rulers; the Turks; additionally the Pope. He controlled the Netherlands, Bohemia, Hungary, Naples, Sicily and Sardinia. Administering Spain implied controlling Spanish America and in Charles' chance Cortés took Mexico and Pizarro overpowered Peru. The abundance of Spain paid for his actions to control Western Europe. He tried to keep Europe religiously together. Charles would have liked to unite all Europe in a Christian domain. Not just did the French and the English demonstrate impervious to the thought, be that as it may, yet in 1517 Martin Luther secured his proposals to the congregation entryway at Wittenberg: Charles'…

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    Charles V Religion

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    Emperor Charles V was a Spanish ruler and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. The painting is of Charles V after his victory at the battle of Muhlberg which won him the Schmalkaldic War, (“Schmalkaldic War (1546–1547)” Encyclopedia.com). Emperor Charles seeked to unite Europe under Roman Catholic but with the rising numbers of Protestants he declared war on Protestantism. Charles V was a failure not only because he failed to unite Europe but because he tried to use religion to control and unite…

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    Hernan Cortes Summary

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    the men that traveled there were shaped by their own beliefs and values that were instilled in them by their home country. This is evident in Hernan Cortes’s account of the Aztec Empire. Sent by the Spanish monarch Charles V, Cortes was meant to find treasure and wealth and bring it back to Spain. During his search for the riches of the New World, Cortes found himself appalled at the traditions and values of the native population. The culture shock that Cortes experienced from the indigenous…

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    In this, Luther is committing to the laity the reformation required by God by neglecting the pope and clergy. He then mentions that they should take advantage of Charles V being king of Germany. Luther says this because Charles V is young and inexperienced, and not only that, but also Charles V won the kingship because he had the most money. He then explains that the first thing they must do is to ponder the matter with great diligence, while at the same time not trusting in their own strength…

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    abolishment of indulgences and nepotism. The Council of Trent was made to fix the problem of the authority within the church, not the religious values. The Protestant Reformation only temporarily weakened the church because reforms allowed the church to thrive once again. When Charles V summoned Luther to Worms in 1521 to stand trial.When Luther was asked if he truly meant everything he had said he replied “I cannot and I will not recant anything for to go against conscience is neither right…

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    In Spain, King Charles V and his son Phillip II spent much of their lives fighting wars that emerged due to the Reformation, such as the War with the Huns. King Charles “undertook the war with greater energy and better equipment than before” and it showed as the desert palace of Khan “no longer has a trace of human population, which testifies to the many battles fought there and the great amount of blood shed”. Inspired by the new Protestant Doctrines, the Netherlands also rose up and rebelled…

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    him on his voyages sponsored by Charles V, the Spanish king. In 1504, when Cortés was only 19, he set sail for the “New World,” or Americas, and landed in Mexico. Although he did have a reputation of greed, Cortés´s intelligence helped him to become one of the best Spanish explorers. Hernan Cortés changed the world by conquering and sailing to Cuba, discovering the peninsula of California,…

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    One of the biggest issues that could have possibly lead to the extinction of the Hapsburgs was the problem of intermarrying with relatives. The Hapsburg had a major problem with inbreeding, with the Hapsburgs reportedly claiming 'The best spouse for a Habsburg is another Habsburg'. This policy, although great at keeping wealth within the family and bloodlines ‘pure’, resulted in a disastrous effect on the Hapsburg gene pool. In fact, a study of 3,000 Hapsburg family members over 16 generations…

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    Religion In The 1500s

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    urged for change and reformation through the religion. Even though the Reformation of the 1500-1700 was based around faith it became just as much involved in political matter as it did religious. The power of the Church in the 1500s was an influence across Europe that was all powerful, its scope spread to most corners of the continent. Roughly 1/3 of Europe was under the churches control. As Roman Catholicism was the most practiced form of Christianity by a large margin the people were obliged…

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    Reformation In Germany

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    towns could find a religious purpose in their everyday secular lives. However riots broke out in 1566 as a result of Philip II’s regent in the Netherlands, Margaret of Parma, raising taxes and forcing Calvinism down, this led to the Duke of Alva creating the ‘Council of Blood’ and executing hundreds of men on Philip’s behalf. Once again it would seem that religion is only part of the picture, one could argue the arrival of Calvinism into the Netherlands provided an opportunity for the Dutch to…

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