Johann Gutenburg developed a way to print things easier. the worker would rearrange the stamps, swipe ink on it, and press paper on it.
Eramus wrote a book about the church's problems and it was the foundation for Luther's reformation.
The 95 Theses was a document that listed 95 problems the Christian Church had.
Willliam Tyndale translates the bible to English. This causes an eruption of criticism ro the church because now other people can read the bible and the church isn't following its rules.
He was the major figure in the Reformation in England.
Christofer Columbus sails the seas to America.
He founded the Jesuits (the Society of Jesus). The Jesuits were one of the major spearheads of the Counter Reformation.
He was one of the original Jesuits and one of the greatest missionaries of all time. He was invited to go to the East Indies by John III of Portugal.
The Council of Trent was a group of Church leaders that came together for a meeting to discuss the church teachings. The meetings were held at the city of Trent and the council basically recreated the practices of the church.
The Hugenots were the French protestants.
Catholic rioters killed about 3,000 protestants.
The Edict of Nantes granted free religion , except in a few places.
Ended the Thirty Year’ War. It
allowed rulers to determine whether their countries would be
Catholic or Protestant.This is the beginning of freedom of
religion in the United States.