Reformation By Dominick Rivera

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Term Definition
Respond to react to something that has been said or done
Publication book or other printed work
Error something incorrect or incorrectly done
Minor small and not very important or serious
Parliament group of people who make up a country's laws
Finance to provide a large amount of money to pay for something
Individual considered separately from other people or things in the same group
Reformation a religious movement that began in the 1500s to reform the Catholic Church
Martin Luther a German monk who was an important leader of the reformation
Indulgences pardons for sins
John Calvin a French scholar who was one of the most influential of the new Protestant leaders
Predestination the idea that God had long ago determined who would gain salvation
Theocracy a government ruled by religious leaders
William Tyndale a person who translated the new testament of the Bible to English
Counter-Reformation the movement to strengthen the teachings and structure of the Catholic Church
Jesuits the society of Jesus
Ignatius Loyola the person who founded the Jesuits
Council of Trent sought ways to revive the moral authority of the Catholic Church and to stop the spread of Protestantism
Henry VIII the king of England
Annulment an official action ending a marriage
Act of Supremacy the act that made the king the leader of the Church of England
Henry IV a Huguenot military leader who helped end the civil wars
Edict an official public order made by a king or another authority
Philip II a champion of the Counter-Reformation
Armada a fleet of ships
Absolute Monarchy a ruler that had complete power over the government and its subjects
Divine Right of Kings a theory which states that a king's right to rule comes directly from God
Louis XIV a powerful leader that ruled from 1643 to 1715
Constitutional Monarchy a form of government in which a king's or queen's power is limited by constitution
Federalism a form of government in which power is shared between local and national levels
Contrast difference between people, ideas, or situations that are being compared

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