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Ch 6: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): The Protestant Reformation

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Get ready for Protestant Reformation questions found on the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) exam when you watch this chapter's video lessons. Take the corresponding multiple-choice quizzes to test your knowledge of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the Counter-Reformation, the Spanish Inquisition, and more.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): The Protestant Reformation - Chapter Summary

Trace the spread of the Protestant Reformation through Europe to prepare for world history questions on the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) exam. Instructors cover the following topics over the course of illustrated video lessons lasting around five minutes each:

  • Martin Luther's 95 theses
  • The Council of Trent
  • Social influences and spread of Protestantism
  • Changes resulting from the Counter-Reformation
  • Heretical groups and crusades in the High Middle Ages
  • The Spanish Inquisition

Our video lessons and quizzes are accessible at any time, anywhere via your mobile device. This instructional format could prove useful for individuals who want to take a quick look at Protestant Reformation topics covered on the exam as well as for those who want a thorough review of this era in European history.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): The Protestant Reformation Chapter Objectives

Before Michigan's secondary school social studies teachers can qualify for specialty certification, they must pass this MTTC exam. Topics covered in our Protestant Reformation chapter can get you ready for questions found in the world history content domain, which makes up around 18% of the test's 100 multiple-choice questions.

To successfully answer some of these world history questions, you'll need to be familiar with the movement's leaders, the Catholic church's response, and the religious crusades sweeping Europe.

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): The Protestant Reformation
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Martin Luther, the 95 Theses and the Birth of the Protestant Reformation

1. 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.

The Council of Trent: The Catholic Church Survives the Reformation

2. The Council of Trent: The Catholic Church Survives the Reformation

The Protestant Reformation was a movement of Christians who disagreed with some of the teachings and actions of the Catholic Church. This article explores the effect of the Reformation on the Church.

The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe

3. The Spread of the Protestant Reformation Across Europe

In the 16th century, Martin Luther inspired people to believe that the Catholic Church shouldn't hold authority over laypeople. This lesson explores the spread of these Protestant ideas throughout Europe.

Life After the Reformation & Protestant Influence on Society

4. Life After the Reformation & Protestant Influence on Society

The Protestant Reformation was a huge movement that led to many Christians splitting from the Catholic Church. This lesson explores the after effects on families, education and social life.

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

5. 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.

Heresies and Inquisitions in the High Middle Ages

6. Heresies and Inquisitions in the High Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages the term heresy referred to religious beliefs that were in disagreement with an established Christian doctrine. This lesson explores the often violent results of the growing popularity of heretical beliefs in the High Middle Ages.

Reconquista and Spanish Inquisition

7. Reconquista and Spanish Inquisition

This lesson will explain the Spanish Reconquista and the Spanish Inquisition. It will focus on the reasons for each, specifically highlighting the role of Ferdinand and Isabella, and the tortures they allowed.

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