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.
Reformantion A religious movement that began in the 1500s to reform the Catholic Church.
Martin Luther An important leader of the reformation was Martin Luther, a German Monk.
Indulgence Indulgences or pardons for sins.
John Calvin A french scholar named John Calvin was one of the most influential of the new Protestant leaders.
Predestination The idea of god had a long ago determined who would gain salvation.
Theocracy A theocracy is a government ruled be religious leaders.
William Tyndale About the same time, William Tyndale printed an English translation of the new Testament of the Bible.
Counter-Reformation The movement to Strengthen the teachings and Structure of the Catholic Church.
Jesuits The society of Jesus, which later became known Jesuits, was the most influential of the new religious orders.
Ignatius Loyola It was founded be Ignatius Loyola.
Council of Trent In 1545, Pope Paul III called a series of meetings known as the Council of Trent.
Henry Vlll Henry VII, the king of England, wrote a book criticizing Luther's ideas.
Annulment Official action ending a marriage.
Act of Supremacy In 1534, Parliament passed the act of supremacy.
Henry IV He was crowned Henry IV the following year.
Edict Official public order made by a king or another authority.
Philip II Philip II, the Catholic ruler of Spain, championed the Counter-Reformation.
Armada Fleet of ships
Absolute Monarchy A ruler 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 These two theories of kingships created a powerful leader in France's king Louis XIV.
Constitutional Monarchy Form of government in which a king's or queen's power is limited by a constitution
Federalism Form of government in which power is shared between local and national levels

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