The Protestant Reformation had a huge impact on relationships between the European countries. Before Luther’s revolution shook up Europe, all those countries were united in one thing, Catholicism All powers of Europe were catholic and fought hard to spread the word of Jesus to the point of war (The Crusades during the Middles Ages) but the church’s hold began to slip away from people after they thought God had left them to fend for themselves (The Black Plague) (Greer, &Lewis 400-335). After the destruction of Europe through “God’s Wrath” people didn’t have as strong of ties to the church because they felt God had left them during thier greatest time of need. The ideas of Humanism during the Renaissance furthered the distanced the relationship between the people of Europe, especially the upper and middle class, and the church (Greer, & Lewis 400-335) (Spitz 1-58). Then Luther came along, an innocent monk trying to improve what he truly bel...
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.... The English did this all day until then ran out of ammo and at the end of the day of fighting the Spanish had lost 5 of their big warship along with five hundred dead and eight hundred wounded (Armesto 200-180).
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