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Unit 1: Renaissance and New Monarchies

  • Textbook Chapter 10: Renaissance and Discovery: pages 281-311 (skip pp 286, 288, 290-91, 293) 
  • Suggested: Viault, Chapters 1, 2, & 3: pages 1-42

Unit 2: Reformation and Religious Wars 

  • Textbook:  Chapter 11: The Age of Reformation: pages 313-343 (skip pp 317, 322-23, 340)  & Chapter 12: The Age of Religious Wars: pages 345-370 (skip pp 347, 358-59, 361) 
  • Suggested: Viault, Chapters 3, 4, &5: pages 32-76 

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    Must Know This Stuff

    Things You Must Know for Unit 1 on the Renaissance & the New Monarchies:

    • Black Death (Black Plague)
    • Hundred Years' War 
    • Spanish Inquisition 
    • Holy Roman Empire 
    • Italian City States (esp. Florence, Venice, Milan, Papal States)
    • Il Duomo (Brunelleschi's Dome) 
    • Johannes Gutenberg 
    • Desiderius Erasmus 
    • Humanism
    • Civic Humanism

    People You Must Know for Unit 1 on the Renaissance & the New Monarchies:

    • Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor) 
    • Medici Family 
    • Leonardo da Vinci 
    • Michelangelo Buonarotti
    • Raphael
    • Niccolo Machiavelli 
    • Francesco Petrarch 
    • Baldassare Castiglione 
    • Ferdinand and Isabella 
    • Henry VIII 
    • Catherine of Aragon (Henry VIII Wife #1)
    • Anne Boleyn (Henry VIII Wife #2)

    Things You Must Know for Unit 2 on the Reformation and Religious Wars:

    • Ninety-FIve Theses
    • Diet of Worms 
    • German Peasants' Revolt 
    • Acts of Supremacy and Succession 
    • Peace of Augsburg 
    • Protestant Denominations: Lutheranism, Calvinism/Presbyterianism, Anglicanism, Anabaptism 
    • Council of Trent 
    • St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre 
    • Spanish Armada
    • Peace of Westphalia 
    • 4 phases of the Thirty Years' War 

    People You Must Know for Unit 2 on the Reformation and Religious Wars:

    • Desiderius Erasmus
    • Martin Luther
    • John Calvin 
    • Johann Tetzel
    • Frederick the Wise 
    • Ulrich Zwingli 
    • Pope Leo X 
    • Henry VIII
    • Elizabeth I 
    • Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor) 
    • Henry of Navarre 
    • The Jesuits (Ignattius of Loyola) 
    • Philip II of Spain 

       

      Good To Be Familiar With This Stuff

      Things It's Good To Know for Unit 1 on the Renaissance and New Monarchies:

      • Great Schism
      • Wars of the Roses


      People It's Good To Know for Unit 1 on the Renaissance and New Monarchies:

      • Giotto
      • Giovanni Boccaccio
      • Sforza Family
      • Borgia Family 
      • Pope Julius II
      • Pope Leo X
      • Dante Alighieri
      • Lorenzo Valla
      • Donatello
      • Jan Van Eyck
      • Albrecht Durer
      • Hans Holbein the Younger
      • Pieter Brueghel
      • Miguel de Cervantes 
      • William Shakespeare 
      • Rabelais
      • Edmund Spenser
      • Henry Tudor (Henry VII) 

      Things It's Good To Know for Unit 2 on the Reformation and Religious Wars:

      • Excommunication of Luther
      • Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion 
      • Six Articles (England)
      • Dissolution of the Monasteries (England) 

      People It's Good To Know for Unit 2 on the Reformation and Religious Wars:

      • John Knox 
      • Sir Thomas More 
      • Edward VI (England)
      • Mary I [Bloody Mary] (England) 
      • Mary, Queen of Scots 
      • John of Leyden 
      • Pope Pius IV 
      • Duke of Alva 

         

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