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Ch 3: AP European History - Reformation Roots & Teachings: Tutoring Solution

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The Reformation roots and teachings chapter of this AP European History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the Reformation's roots and teachings. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the names, dates, events and concepts involving Reformation roots and teachings required in a typical AP European History course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn how the vernacular rose in popularity and how the use of Latin declined.
  • Discuss the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church before the Reformation.
  • Explain how Martin Luther's 95 theses led to the Protestant Reformation.
  • Describe the characteristics of art created during the Reformation.
  • Take a look at the radical reformation of the Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians.
  • Understand the impact John Calvin and Ulrich Zwingli had on Christianity.
  • Compare and contrast traditional Catholicism and Reformation Christianity.

13 Lessons in Chapter 3: AP European History - Reformation Roots & Teachings: Tutoring Solution
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The Rise of the Vernacular and the Decline of Latin

1. The Rise of the Vernacular and the Decline of Latin

This lesson explains how Latin was widespread in Europe during the Roman Empire as well as how vernacular languages slowly replaced it. It also reviews how the Romance languages developed.

The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices

2. The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices

In 1500 C.E. the Roman Catholic Church was a very powerful institution in the West. Watch this video to learn how the Church maintained its power by teaching that salvation could only be earned by those who received the sacraments and performed good works.

Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation

3. Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation

This lesson covers the start of the Protestant Reformation. It begins by comparing the vast array and peacefulness of Christian denominations in modern days to the limited choices and violence of the past. Then it goes into the story of Martin Luther, from his 95 Theses through the Diet of Worms up to the beginning of the German Peasant Revolt.

Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists

4. Art in the Protestant Reformation: Albrecht Durer & Northern European Artists

The Protestant Reformation introduced some pretty substantial changes into European society. In this lesson, we'll be talking about some of the impacts it had on the art of Northern Europe.

Radical Reformation: Anabaptists and Antitrinitarians

5. 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.

Ulrich Zwingli and John Calvin: History, Importance & Impact

6. 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.

The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation

7. The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation

The Protestant Reformation and Counter-Reformation challenged the beliefs of the Catholic Church. This lesson explores some of the differing beliefs among Protestant and Catholic reformers.

Lady Jane Grey: Execution, History & Facts

8. Lady Jane Grey: Execution, History & Facts

Explore the life and death of Lady Jane Grey, monarch of England, and test your understanding about English history, religious politics, and the complex world of 16th century monarchies.

St. Francis of Assisi: Biography, Prayer & Feast Day

9. St. Francis of Assisi: Biography, Prayer & Feast Day

Explore the life of St. Francis of Assisi and test your knowledge about his role in the history of Catholicism and how his life has been venerated by the Church.

The Tudor Dynasty: Family Tree & Timeline

10. The Tudor Dynasty: Family Tree & Timeline

Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced, beheaded, survived. Such were the fates of Henry VIII's six wives. His marriages and children shaped the course of the Tudor dynasty.

Thomas Cromwell: Facts & Execution

11. Thomas Cromwell: Facts & Execution

Learn about the English Reformation promoter Thomas Cromwell and how he gained King Henry VIII's favor and disfavor, leading to his execution at Tower Hill.

Thomas Wolsey: Biography, Facts & Death

12. Thomas Wolsey: Biography, Facts & Death

Meet Thomas Wolsey, an intelligent clergyman who rose from a middle class background to be the Lord Chancellor of England. Explore Wolsey's rise to power and witness his fall from grace.

Tithes: Definition & Types

13. Tithes: Definition & Types

Nearly everyone in the U.S. pays taxes to the government, but what about a tax to his church or temple? This lesson explains the purpose and types of tithes found in the Old Testament of the Bible.

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