As you read this essay you’ll find that people gained alot from renaissance than protestant reformation. Renaissance was a time for learning and also many people put their interests in art and literature. Renaissance and protestant reformation was very important part of the western history. Renaissance was really important turning point in western thinking and cultural traditions. Protestant reformation was a spiritual/ religion revelation that aimed to correct the problem of the Catholic Church/ pope.
DBQ 6: Enlightenment Thinkers and Their Impact on European Rulers The Age of Enlightenment was a time where cultural and intellectual ideas from Western Europe brought reason, analysis, and individualism to the rest of Europe and replaced former traditional authority. The Age of Enlightenment was most frequently known as the Age of Reason because it reformed society from the authority of the church to a society of science and skepticism. The Enlightenment philosophy was promoted by local enlightenment thinkers that stressed liberty, freedom from the church’s authority, and worked to abolish serfdom. A number of the Enlightenment philosophers influenced society by publishing texts. New ideas and beliefs spread through Europe and worldwide and marked a change from only having religious texts to also providing intellectual texts.
In the early 1800s the sudden onset of the Second Great Awakening influenced many reform movements, inspiring people to seek personal salvation and improve their lives as well as the lives of those they considered less fortunate. The Second Great Awakening launched a variety of reform movements across the country in an attempt to perfect the democratic society. Americans who participated in the Second Great Awakening considered America “youthful” and thought that they could perfect their surroundings and help those in need. The Awakening called on followers to prove their faith by helping those less fortunate than themselves by spreading their ideals. Two examples of the widespread influence of the Second Great Awakening are the creation of utopian societies and the temperance movement.
During the time period between 1825-1850, ideals of equality, liberty and the pursuit of happiness defined democracy and were inculcated into the masses of America through a series of reform movements that emerged in the antebellum era. During the years of 1825-1850 reform movements in the United States sought to expand democratic ideals through religious reformation during the Second Great Awakening, reformations on human rights as in the abolition of slavery or the womans movement, and changing political views like the expansion of voting rights. In the Age of Reform one of the first practical aspects of improvement was creating the House of Refuge which segregated youthful offenders from more hardened older criminals. This is found in document A. Prior to this reform, these children were not benefiting from incarceration.
Reform Movements During the time period of 1825-1850, ideals of equality, liberty and pursuit of happiness that defined democrat were inculcated into the masses of America through a series of reform movements that emerged in the antebellum era. The desire to make a utopian society and to have a better religious standard helped the people be more productive in the society. The movement for women rights and slavery helped spread the word for liberty. Even though the reform in education and nativists seemed to be incomplete, the actions of abolitionists, women rights, and temperance reformers achieved great success to expanding democratic ideals through struggles for equality and creating a more civilized society. The people who believed in a public education opposed the democratic idea.
Justinian had a passion for the arts and for religion. Under his reign arts such as poetry and literature flourished. He had a strong belief in Christianity and wrote laws to protect the church and to suppress paganism. He also was a prolific builder. He had churches, dams, bridges, and fortifications built throughout the empire.
Alik Dukoyan AS History “How important was printing to the success of Lutheranism?” Printing press, which was invented by Johannes Gutenberg in 1436, supposed to be one of the most revolutionary impacts in the Church’s Reformation. It is obvious that through the printing, ideas and words had spread faster and it made all views of reformers accessible to public. Some argues that this invention helped Martin Luther, the Father of Reformation and the creator of Lutheranism, to try to influence and inspire people to protest the current incongruous ‘behavior’ of the Church, as he initially supported against it. This essay will evaluate how printing was important to the success of Lutheranism. Undoubtedly, the printing press, which was initially perfected in Mainz, Germany in 1452, had the prominent and significant role for the spread of the Martin Luther’s ideas.
Charlemagne or Charles the great, Carolingian monarch. He was a very strong element in unifying Western Europe through the blessing of the church. Charlemagne Grandfather had partnership with the church during his period of time; he was the one who started the process to bring Western Europe together, in the belief that everyone should be Christian. Charlemagne father, Pepin the short contiutued this process thought the Western Europe and passed his beliefs on to Charlemagne. All three Carolingian monarchs wanted the church to reform, wanted to reorganize the church under the pope; all this would help raise their power as the Carolingian dynasty.
Chapter 13: An American Renaissance: Religion, Romanticism, And Reform I. Antebellum religion A. Effects of Enlightenment – major reforms, advances in human rights 1. Deism a. Roots in rationalism and Calvinism i. Predestination, stern god → humankinds’s inherent goodness, social progress & individual perfectibility b. Nature of the beliefs i.
One that I particularly feel is important is that religion reached a more personal level. God was not merely a voice of authority in the scripture, but was coming out through the bodies of "touched individuals", making religion an extremely personal experience. Many historians also claim a connection between the Great Awakening and the American Revolution, which followed shortly after. More than anything, I believe the Great Awakening was a uniquely "American" experience and one of the first examples of the newly emerging culture, a culture that, as it became more and more pronounced, helped signify and draw attention to the growing changes between the colonists and Great