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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Reformation roots and teachings unit of a standard AP European history course. Topics covered include:
- Evolution of use of the official language in high and low societies
- The Catholic Church before the Reformation
- Martin Luther
- Art in the Protestant Reformation
- Anabaptists and antitrinitarians
1. Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists
Inspired by Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformation challenged the authority of the Catholic Church. Explore how artists like Albrecht Durer, Albrecht Altdorfer, and Pieter Bruegel the Elder illustrated the passions of the Protestant Reformation with some of history's greatest works.
2. Radical Reformation: Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians
In this lesson, we will study a few of the Christian sects that took the Reformation to extremes. We will focus especially on the origins, development, and doctrines of the Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians.
3. Ulrich Zwingli and John Calvin: History, Importance & Impact
In this lesson, we will meet two famous Reformation leaders, Ulrich Zwingli and John Calvin. We will examine their lives and their doctrines, and explore their impact on Christianity.
4. Catherine de'Medici: Biography, Accomplishments & Facts
This lesson explores the life and accomplishments of Catherine de' Medici. Born in Italy, she became Queen of France and one of the most powerful women in Europe during her lifetime.
5. Catherine of Aragon: Facts, Children & Death
Catherine of Aragon was the first wife of King Henry VIII of England, whose quest for an annulment led to the official separation of the Church of England and the Vatican. Learn about this queen, her children, and her death.
6. Catherine Parr: Facts, Children & Death
Find out who Catherine Parr was, and examine her history and personal life as well as her religious faith and accomplishments. Her marriage to King Henry VIII can also be looked at in some detail.
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