Luther: Martin Luther Posts His Theses
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Martin Luther nails his 95 Theses to the city notice board. The theses, which started the Reformation, challenge the practices of the Catholic church and widely-held beliefs. The 95 Theses spread rapidly throughout Europe, earning Luther many supporters and opponents.

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  1. Why did Luther nail up the 95 Theses?
  2. What role did the printing press play in this historical moment?
  3. How do Church authorities react to Luther?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
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    explain the impact of the printing press on the Renaissance and the Reformation in Europe
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    explain the political, intellectual, artistic, economic, and religious impact of the Reformation.

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