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Ch 7: NMTA: Reformation in Europe

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New Mexico is now using the National Evaluation Series (NES) tests in place of the NMTAs for some teacher certifications. Get ready for the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam with this chapter as you rediscover how certain events spread the Reformation throughout Europe.

NMTA: Reformation in Europe - Chapter Summary

Go over the details of how religious reform forever changed the power structure in Europe. To do well on the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam, check out our video lessons to uncover more details about the following:

  • The connection between the Protestant Reformation and Martin Luther
  • How the Reformation spread and the aftereffects
  • The Catholic Church's response to the Reformation
  • The change of religious beliefs
  • The impact of the Spanish Inquisition and accusations of other heresies

Brush up on your European history to get geared up for the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam. We make the learning process quick and easy to give you the most convenient study experience possible. Our brief lessons allow you to concentrate on a few topics at a time. Listen to the lectures as you watch the visual aids appear on screen, which can include images of historical documents, timelines, important dates, cartoon graphics, and keywords. Use the transcripts as your notes, and glance through the lesson summaries during cram sessions. Finally, navigating our site couldn't be simpler, since we use easy-to-spot tabs, search windows, fast hyperlinks, and scrollable menus.

NMTA: Reformation in Europe Objectives

Taking the NES Middle Grades Social Science exam is part of the New Mexico endorsement process for educators. Over the course of three hours, individuals will have to select multiple-choice answers for 150 questions. The exam reviews four content areas, and each area is weighted differently. For instance, questions about history topics, including the Reformation in Europe, will be weighed in for half of the final score. To do well on the most heavily weighted content area of this exam, review the materials in this and related chapters to guarantee you comprehend which major historical developments led to which events.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: NMTA: Reformation in Europe
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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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