History Project

Reformation

Printing Press and Gutenberg Bible printed

1451 - 1516

Christopher Columbus

1492

Discovered the Americas

Luther posts 95 Thesis

1517

the 95 thesis was a list of complaints from people that did not like how the church was. the 95 thesis was shredded by the print and press.

William Tyndale-translated the bible into English.

1525

he translated the bible in English so that everybody could read it and see that what the pope was saying wasn't right.

Ignatius of Loyola

1534 - 1542

He founded the Jesuits (the Society of Jesus). The Jesuits were one of the major spearheads of the Counter-Reformation.

Francis Xavier

1541

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.

Inquisition

1542 - 1545

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Tycho Brahe

1577

Johannes Kepler

1600

he made a law called Astronomia Nova

Treaty of Westphalia

1648

Westphalia-Ended the Thirty Year’ War. It allowed rulers to determine whether their countries would be Catholic or Protestant. This is the beginning s of freedom of religion in the United States.