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Thomas- Renaissance, science, and exploration

Who is the German priest credited with starting the Reformation? Martin Luther
What did Nicolaus Copernicus discover? The planets moved around the sun in circular orbits.
Who developed the law of gravity? Sir Isaac Newton
What was Ferdinand Magellan famous for? His crew was the first to circumnavigate the globe.
What is the scientific revolution? A series of events that led to the birth of modern science.
What is the scientific method? a step-by-step method for performing experiments and other scientific research.
What does circumnavigate mean? to go all the way around
What is the exchange of plants, animals, and ideas between the New World and the Old World known as? The Columbian Exchange
What is it called when a government controls all economic activity in a country to make the government stronger and richer? Mercantilism
What is it called when individuals decide what goods and services they will buy? Market economy
What are explanations a scientist develops based on facts called? Theories
Who was the first person to find a sea route to Asia? Vasco de Gama
Who painted the roof of the Sistine Chapel? Michelangelo
Who was the most famous playwright of the Renaissance? William Shakespeare
Which artist was famous for making the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper? Leonardo da Vinci
The effort to stop the spread of Protestantism and to reform the Catholic Church is known what? the Catholic Reformation
What was the religious order that was created to serve the Pope? Jesuits
Who was the Christian reformer, who taught about predestination, living good lives, and obeying God's laws? John Calvin
Where did most enslaved people go to between 1500 and 1800? the Americas
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