Tuesday, May 6, 2014


The Reformation, which was a movement initiated by Martin Luther, was basically a religious movement which emerged as a reaction to corruption in the Catholic Church and various other factors. The reformation had far reaching social, political and economic effects along with the obvious intellectual ones and as such helped shape modern Europe and European society. If you wish to kill two birds with one stone and both learn about this important historical event and develop your writing skills, use the material below to make notes and then write. There are many documentaries on the issue and a feature film titled Luther should you wish to extend your research.
Familiarize yourself with the topic:
·         “Causes of the reformation” http://www.slideshare.net/Strathallan/causes-of-the-reformation-presentation
·         The Reformation” http://prezi.com/dy7exoscarxa/the-reformation/ 
·         “Protestant Reformation” http://prezi.com/7uigcx_t5dzl/protestant-reformation/ 
Reading material: Causes
·         “What are the causes of the reformation?” http://www.preservearticles.com/2011090713147/what-are-the-causes-of-reformation-in-europe.html
·         “Causes of the reformation” http://www.pinkmonkey.com/studyguides/subjects/worldhis/chap4/w0404301.asp
·         “The Reformation” http://www.history.com/topics/reformation
Reading material: Causes and Results
·         “The causes and results of the reformation” http://www.thirdmill.org/files/english/html/ch/CH.Arnold.RMT.2.HTML
·         “The reformation’s impacts on political ideas”  http://www.flowofhistory.com/%5Bmenupathalias%5D/fc85c
·         “The political impact of the reformation” http://saylor.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/HIST103-3.2.1-ReformationPoliticalImpact-FINAL.pdf
·         “The Protestant reformation – Part I” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h025a8GFlyI
·         “The Protestant reformation – Part II” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePwNQ9o03ig

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