Reformation Vocab.

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
Contrast difference between people, ideas, or situations that are being compared
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 martin Luther was a monk and an important leader of the reformation
Indulgence are pardons for sins
John Calvin was one of the most influential of the new Protestant leaders
Predestination the idea that god had long ago determined who will gain salvation
Theocracy a government ruled by religious leaders
William Tyndale printed an English translation of the New Testament of the Bible
Counter-Reformation was the movement to strengthen the teachings and structure of the Catholic Church
Jesuits was the most influential of the new religious orders
Ignatius Loyola founded the new religious orders
Council of Trent were meetings,these meetings catholic leaders sought ways to revive the moral authority of the Catholic Church and to stop the spread of protestantis
Henry VIII was the king of England who wrote a book criticizing Luther’s ideas
Annulment is an official action ending a marriage
Act of Supremacy This act made the king the leader of the Church of England.
Henry IV was crowned and the civil wars ended soon after
Edict is an official public order made by a king or another authority
Philip II was the Catholic ruler of Spain, he championed the counter reformation
Armada means fleet of ships
Absolute Monarchy a ruler who has complete power over the government and its subjects
Divine Right of Kings a theory which states that a kings right to rule comes directly from god
Louis XIV these two theories created a powerful leader in France’s king Louis XIV
Constitutional Monarchy is a form of government in which a kings or queens power is limited by constitution
Federalism a form of government in which power is shared between local and national levels

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