Reformation

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Scientific Revolution

1543 Nicolaus Copernicus

1543 - 1544

The man who made a book that started the Scientific Revolution.

1600- Johannes Kepler

1600 - 1601

Assisted Tycho Brahe. He also demonstrated how the planets moved.

1610-1625- Francis Bacon, Rene Descartes

1610 - 1625

Ideas from Descartes and Bacon made a scientific method for testing and gathering ideas about the world

1613- Galileo Galilei

1613 - 1614

Was the most important scientist during the Scientific Revolution. He was the first person to study the sky with the telescope.

1687- Sir Isaac Newton

1687 - 1688

He created the Law of Gravity.

Reformation

1451- Printing Press and Gutenberg Bible printed

1451 - 1452

It helped print important documents such as, the Gutenberg Bible.

1517- Luther posts 95 Thesis-

1517 - 1518

A list of Arguments against the churches corrupt practices.

1534- King Henry VIII

1534 - 1535

He was the reformer in England

Counter Reformation

1542-Inquisition

1542 - 1543

It was to punish Jews and Muslims that were in Spain.

1545- Council of Trent-

1545 - 1546

To clarify church teachings that had been criticized by Protestants. The council played a key role in revitalizing the Catholic Church in Europe.

Effects of the Reformation

1562- Hugenots-

1562 - 1563

French Protestants

1572- St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre -

1572 - 1573

Catholics try to attack and kill Protestants in France on St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre.

1598- Edict of Nantes-

1598 - 1599

Granting religious freedom in most of France.