The religious divisions during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I were between the die-hard Catholics, the radical Protestants, and the people who wanted a more strict and radical Church of England. Elizabeth herself had been raised as a Protestant.
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and Charles I of the Spanish Empire.
The result of what is known as the German Peasants' War was a crushing of the revolt. Tens of thousands of peasants were killed.
The deliberations of the Council of Trent.
Aurangzeb was the great-grandson of Akbar. Akbar was a generous king and treated all religions equally. But Aurangzeb was a true Muslim. He revived Akbar's policies and re-imposed taxes on non-Muslims. Aurangzeb was the most cruel Mughal King while Akbar was the greatest ruler of the Mughal dynasty.
He refused to let Henry VIII have an annullment to his marriage to Catherine of Aragon.
Compared with Shia Muslims, Sunni Muslims grant less authority to descendants of Muhammad.
In West African cultures, slaves were allowed to own slaves of their own, while those in the Atlantic slave trade were not.
An absolute monarch has complete control, while a constitutional monarch is limited by laws.
it's style was influenced by ancient Greek and Roman sculptures
Columbus planned to reach Asia by sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean, while Dias hoped to reach Asia by sailing around Africa and through the Indian Ocean.
The Commercial Revolution led to the adoption of mercantilism in Europe, while the Industrial Revolution contributed to the end of mercantilism.
The Protestant Reformation led to the creation of new faiths, while the Catholic Reformation involved changes to an existing faith.
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Renaissance ideals that deemphasized religion became more widely accepted.
It led some rulers to oppose the pope in the hopes of seizing that power for themselves.
The Renaissance began in Italian city states, where middle class citizens grew to challenge the traditional powers of feudal Europe