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Western Civ 2 Exam 4 Study Guide

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Western Civ 2 Exam 4 Study Guide HY 102

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Covers the 14th Century, Bubonic Plague, 100 Years War, Avignon Papacy & The Great Schism, The Reformation, France & absolute rulers, & French Revolution
Western Civilization II
Dr. Cook
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Western Civilization, history, reformation, 100 Years War, Bubonic Plague
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Exam 4 – Final 14 Century (1300s) • End of the Crusades – 200 years st o 1095 Call of 1 Crusades – Power of the Pope o 1096 Great Success o 1099 Capture Jerusalem – mostly Muslim, Jewish, & Christians (knights kill them all) – “Crusader States” o 1291 Fall of Acre (last fortress) o 1300 Crusades over – Muslims win – Christian pilgrim allowed for $$ • The Good: Trade Flows to & from Holy Lands o Italy – makes money off of taking travelers & bringing stuff back to sell – Genoa, Pisa, Venice, etc o Across Alps to sell goods – Swiss control passes to make $ o Rhine River – starts at Alps § Champagne Fairs (French), Hanseatic League (Germans ) unifies cities o A new class: traders – outside of Feudal System (King’s Rule), not nobles or serfs § Birth of “middle class” • Lived in fortified centers = birth of cities – on crossroads & rivers o “Burg” (G), “Bourg” (F), “Borough” (GB) § Called “Burghers” (G), “Bourgeoisie (F) § Condemned, looked down on, 10% of population; 10,000 people = 1 city o Dynamic Age – universities - training for gov’t, engineer, accounting § 1 university – Bologna, Italy; – Paris, France; England – Oxford & Cambridge § Teach in Latin § Justinian’s Law Code – 500s A.D, Constantinople • Condensed 1000 years of Roman Law • Basis of new legal system in Europe § Rebirth of Knowledge • Roman & Greek Writings • Arabs preserved ancients – improved in Physics, Astronomy, Medicine, Math • Philosophy – Aristotle (Master of all fields), Plato (Metaphysics, Universal ideals) • Theology – Pagan ideas vs Doctrine; Thomas Aquinas (sources of knowledge: Reason & Revelation) o Cathedrals § New math & engineering made big buildings possible § Preoccupation w/ God & Salvation § $$ in cities – people fund Cathedrals § Pointed arches, flying buttresses, higher, stained glass windows § Competition: $ to project, best archi tects, building continues for generations, engineers & laborers made ton $$ • The Bad: The Wrath of God o 1347 Sicily – Messina part § Ship from Black Sea – people on boat are dying § “Buboes” (Black Bubbles); Dance of Death = die twitching o Bubonic Plague § Moves to ports in Italy & France – city to city on trade routes § Mutations: to pneumonic form § Returns in 1361 & 1369 - people live in constant fear § Rats carry fleas that carry bacteria § Death rate: 50%, 25%, bypassed some areas; total = 50 mil § Book: Boccaccio’s Decameron § Reactions: pray, repent, live pious life • Wearing masks • Flagellants: whipping yourself or other people o Condemned by church b/c people are seeking forgiveness outside the church § Sparks the Reformation § Jews: Accused of poisoning the wells • Must: live outside Feudal System, live in cities in Ghettos, few prof(money lending, tailor) • Official attacks = “Program” • Accounts of Atrocities – Strasburg, along Rhine river – burn Jews • Flee to Eastern Europe beyond the plague – Poland & Russia – “Pale of Settlement” • Few ever returned the Western Europe o Constant Warfare - Boundaries of small state, Rise of Kings, Quarrels over succession o Hundred Years War (1337 -1453) § King of France vs King of England – over Aquitaine (Gascony) • 1200’s – Eleanor of Aquitaine o King of France marries her for land – get a divorce o King of England marries her to claim the land § Fought in France § Raids by English Knights into Gascony & Normandy • Outnumbered, used peasants=English Pikemen (not honorable) • Weapon: pike, Welsch w/ longbow § Battles: Crecy (1346), Poitiers (1356) • English take defensive position – knights in center & longbows on flanks • English victories – kill French knights § War drags on: war & peace treaties, English lack resources, destruction obad French kings § 1415 King Henry V – young, energetic, expedition to France • Great army: 10,000 knights, march deep into France, plunder/raise, di- dysentery • French army: 30,000 knights, cut Henry off • Battle of Agincourt – tragedy for France • Marriage = peace; Henry V marries French princess o Agreement: son of Henry & princess will have both the crowns for France & England • Charles VI – disowned son § End of War – Henry VI is 9 months old – dad (Henry v) & grandfather die (Charles VI) § Joan of Arc (Jeanne d’Arc) – born in northeast France • Legend: “Maid of Lorraine” will save France • Hears Voices: 3 saints, tell her to go to Chinon (Loire River) & take Dauphin (prince) to Rheims (where French kings are anointed) • Orleans Victory – Charles VII to Rheims & back to Chinon with his crown – Joan is given an army § End of Joan – Captured by Burgundians & sold to England, trial, burned at Rouen • Significance: not discredited, French Identity/Hero, unifies France, Against England – drive them out of France • Becomes Saint Joan § Charles VII • Slowly press England – He tries to be everywhere they aren’t o England: only wins Calais; Charles wins war § End of war – no treaty § Results of Hundred Years War • France: strong king, standing army (never go home) –pay army by Scutage (tax on nobles) o Research & Development: gunpowder • 1300s Cannon; 1400s Muskets • England: Henry VI King of England – terrible King o Dominated by people who took over when he was a baby o War of the Roses – everyone fights for the crown § Families: York vs Lancaster • Europe 1500 o France: united, strong kings, high taxes, armies o England: end civil war, strong kings (Henry VII, Tudor) o Spain: united, strong king & queen, drive out Muslims & Jews, C olumbus discovers new world o Italy: disunity, princes – tiny states, tiny wars, artists flock to Italy for princes funding art o Holy Roman Empire/Germany: poor, disunity, Emperor Avignon Papacy & The Great Schism (1300 -1417) • Power of the Pope o 1100s call for Crusades; 1200s great authority, still calling crusades o Involved in secular affairs – dispute over land, against King who resent interference in laws & wealth of the church • Pope vs Kings o Kings want to tax the church o Pope Boniface VIII issues Papal Bull (declaration) against King Philip IV “The Fair” § Papal Bull: Unum Sanctum • “There is one church…”, “Temporal power beneath the spiritual” • Cannot tax the church or clergy • “Must have Pope’s blessing for Salvtion” § Reaction: • King Philip IV of France doesn’t back down – excommunicated from church • Calvary to Rome – capture the Pope – Pope released but died later • Power of the French King • Next Popes o Cardinals meet in Vatican, elect “French” Cardinal o New pope announces move to Avignon – city on Rhine River & part of HRE, surrounded by French territory o 75 years of “Babylonian Captivity” (1305 -1377) – all Avignon Popes o Great Luxury – “Sin City” o “Puppet” of King of France = Pope o Reaction: decline of authority & respect, kings over pope/state over church • Return to Rome o Dying pope returns to Rome o Cardinals to Rome for elections – mob surrounds Vatican & demands Italian Pope § Elect: Italian Cardinal • The Great Schism o French Cardinals escaped, return to Avignon o Nullify election in Rome, elect French Cardinal = 2 Popes o Rome vs Avignon – excommunicate each other, declare each other “Anti -Pope” • Church Councils – solution to 2 Pope problem o Must heal the church § Council of Pisa – bishops & cardinals – elect new pope = now 3 Popes o Council of Constance – back to 1 pope in 1517 o Meet all the time & make their own decisions – until 1500s & democracy o Power of Pope is weak The Reformation • John Wyclif – Greek New Testament à English o Followers: Lollards; his bibles & his bones burned • Jan (John) Hus – Greek Bible à Czech o Burned at the stake o Hussites – use break & wine instead of just bread – chalice for all, not just priest o “Hussites Wars” in Bohemia – guys w/ shields in front, armored wagons • Church Troubles o Regain the Papal States – Pope’s armies regain territory o Nepotism – “nepo”=nephew – helping people in your family get positions o Simony – buying offices in the church o A series of bad popes § Pope Alexander VI – Spanish, Borgia Family, Uncle was Pope (simony & nepotism) • Children: Prince Caesare & Lucrezia (sent to marry men & get land) § Pope Julius II “Warrior Pope” – hired Michelangelo to paint Sistine chapel § Pope Leo X – Medici Family • Want largest church possible built = St. Peter’s Basilica • Takes money from tithers o Pluralism – people w/ 2 offices o Absenteeism – which office are they at or neither o Concubines o Monasticism – monastery, not needed to copy stuff anymore, homosexual rape • Gutenberg’s Press – idea stolen from China o German, in city of Maiz on the Rhine o Breakthrough: “moveable type” – use letters, instead of carving each page o Printed the Bible first • $ to Rome o Selling Indulgences (forgiveness) to reduce time in Purgatory § Dates back to the Crusades – fight=forgiven o Erasmus of Rotterdam – most famous writer in Europe – writes satire § “The Praise of Folly” – most famous writing, about the church § Erasmus laid the egg that Luther hatched • Martin Luther o Young Luther § Born: north-central Germany § Father: owned tin mine – middle class, sent Luther to university § Haunted by Salvation – thinks about death – haunted by “Sin” & “Satan” § Enters monastery – quits university • Studies Theology, ordained in 1507, Doctorate of Theology in 1513 o Works at university of Wittenburg (Germany) o Luther’s Bible Verse – Epiphany = Romans 1:17 – faith alone o Indulgences coming to Saxony § Luther posts 95 Theses – argument against Indulgences § Pope’s response: “Stop this drunken German” o Frederick the Wise – Luther’s ruler – Protects, church tells state they can’t arrest Luther o Luther excommunicated – does not care o Diet of Worms – meeting in Germany § “Here I stand…” – go strictly by scripture o “Escaped” to Wartburg Castle – translates bible to German & that becomes standard for German language • The Reformation Spreads o German states (northern only), Swiss States, Anabaptists, Church of England • Lutheran “ism” – Luther’s ideas become a church o For Burghers, Urban, educated people o No Jesus on the cross behind the altar o Lots of singing – Luther wrote hymns o Sunday School before church o Women should read & write but belong with KKK (Church, Kitchen, Children) • Holy Roman Empire (Germany) o Emperor Charles V should be able to crush Lutheran but Charles V: § Is waging war against France & Turks; this bought Luther time • Peace of Augsburg – a truce after 30 years o “Cuius regio, Eius religio” = Ruler will decide religion – applies to every German state • Swiss Confederation – not tightly held together o Zwingli’s ideas § “No graven images” – remove images of God, Christ § White washed interiors § No: Crucifix, statues, paintings, saints, monks, celibacy, POPE • Zwingli vs Luther o Problem of “Last Supper” § Catholic: The Eucharist – communion, transubstantiation (bread & wine become blood & body) § Protestant Communion • Luther: Con-substantiation (“With substance”) – “real presence” of Christ comes in body • Zwingli: Not to be taken literally b/c Christ cannot be in 2 p laces at once • Anabaptists o Very radical “Protestants” o Every man is a “Priest” o Adult Baptism = “reborn” o Simplicity of church services – all must come from scriptures, simple life like Christ (WWJD) o Church by “democratic vote” o Separation of church from state = treasonous in the 1500s o Persecution of Anabaptists: seen as dangerous by all, mass execution & burnings, seek refuge in Netherlands & England • “Jolly Old” England o Lost Hundred Years War o War of the Roses (civil war) § Battle of Bosworth Field – Richard III vs Henry Tudor(winner & new king) o Henry Tudor à King Henry VII § 1 son - Arthur marries Catherine of Argon (Spanish Princess) & dies right after marriage § 2ndson – King Henry VIII – marries the princess after Arthur dies – got special permission from Pope • Married for 18 years • 5 Children – 1 daughter survived (Mary Tudor/Bloody Mary) • Curse of God? – Rules in Leviticus o Henry made a baby with Mary Boleyn – Catherine must be cursed o Henry seeks divorce from Catherine § Anne Boleyn – lady in waiting – smart enough not to get pregnant • You can call me queen B – want to be queen § Pope refuses divorce – not taking money anymore § Henry VIII calls Parliament o Church of England § King is the head of the church § AKA Anglican Church (England) or Episcopal Church (American) § Church of England grants annulment of Henry VIII’s marriage to Catherine • Henry marries Anne Boleyn – daughter: Elizabeth § Same “catholic” rituals but: • Drop Latin, have English Bible • End of relics & shrines • Abolish “Church Courts”; New “King’s Court” only § Confiscate monasteries – 1/6 of all English land belongs to King now § All $ to King, not Rome o End of Anne Boleyn – Anne of 1000 days § Accused of: witchcraft, adultery, incest § Beheaded at the Tower of London § Elizabeth – spawn of witch, exiled to country estate o 3 wife of Henry VIII has son - died in child birth o Henry has 6 total wives: divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived • Jean (John) Calvin – Presbyterian Church o Swiss, France, Germans, Dutch, Scotland – all want his ideas o Priest in Paris at Royal Court giving mass to King – talk’s about Luther’s ideas – exiled – refugee to Geneva o Reformed Church – Church of Calvin § Close to Luther: “Faith Alone” § 2 sacraments: baptism & communion (vs Catholic 7 sacraments) § Geneva follows him & builds Model Co mmunity • Presbyters “elders” – watch everyone, get rid of or punish people who sin too much o Calvinism § Predestination • God is all-knowing • No free will: all is fated • The reprobate – damned; The elect – salvation § Signs of your Salvation – Faith, Godly Life, attack sin o Later – after Calvin dies § Signs of Salvation: God’s will • Success in life, healthy, wealthy, wise, hard work, good family • Seek new converts – new b/c Catholic church was the only church o Spread of Calvinism § France – west & southwest • Missionaries go in secretly – away from Paris (King) • Bourgeoisie, some Nobles – having $ is not evil if used for good • Known as “Huguenots” § German states – along Rhine River – Burghers, educated, rich § England – Calvinist ideas creep into Church of England • John Knox – missionary that converted all of Scotland to Presbyterian France – Absolute Rulers • Wars of Religion o Catholics vs Protestant s § Protestants = Huguenots/Calvinists (minority) • Successful, rich, educated people • Advantage: weak kings – all brothers, sons of Catherine de Medici o King of France married her for money o “Madame Snake” – manipulates people & her sons • Catherine tries to stop Civil War o Marriage – Catherine’s idea – her daughter Margaret (Margot) to leader of Huguenots (Henri of Navarre) § St. Bartholomew’s Day, feasts o Protestants massacred in their hotels – Henri escapes • Catherine’s children do not have children o Henri in line to be King but he’s protest- claims Catholicism to be King – not trusted § King Henry IV – 1 of Bourbon Family on the throne § Protestant or Catholic doesn’t matter – must save France • Edict of Nantes – Toleration of Calvinists • Henry IV - “Vert Galant” = Playboy, lots of children o Assassinated in the streets of Paris by “mad” Catholic monk • 1600s: Age of Absolutism o God’s Hierarchy: G od à King à Nobles à People § “Divine Rule”, “Absolute Authority” – even in household (husband is King) § No Estates General (Parliament) § Taxes: from Bourgeoisie (middle class) § Benefits: King grant $$ privileges • France: King Louis XIII – son of Henry IV, Louis is 9 when dad dies o Regency: mother – Marie de Medici (wealthy) § Calls Estates General b/c she’s too weak • Estates General (Parliament) o Control taxation, democracy: people vote, § Representation: 3 houses w/ 1 vote • Catholic Church – priests, bishops, cardinals – 1% of population • Nobility – 5% of population • Commons – 94% of population • Catholics & Nobles generally vote together • Cardinal Richelieu – great speaker, defends rights of King o Protector of King & advisor to Marie de Medici o Ruthless (vs Nobles) o Machiavellian Politics § Italian writer Machiavelli – need a strong Prince, end justifies means, fear is motivator o Goals: § Take power from Nobles – no noble assemblies, collect & use tax money • Use intendants – “King’s will”, handle justice & taxation § Increase King’s power – use tax money to make Royal Army & Navy § Power in Foreign Affairs – vs HRE, vs Spain, he supports protestants (stirs the pot, create problems) § Unite France – Prestige of King (unites everyone), control using Catholic Church, disarm Huguenots • No state within the state o Dec 1642 – Death of Richelieu o Feb 1643 – Death of Louis XIII French Revolution • King Louis XIV “Sun King” o Builds a giant palace called Versailles (famous for “fashion & culture” & parties w/ nobles invited) § Motivations: • Control nobility through parties – go into debt by going to parties, go deeper to get them removed • Grant them privileges – above taxation • He governs France • Intendants (Richelieu’s idea) – run F through Louis, takes nobles place b/c nobles at party o Middle class men from Universities o Louis is Catholic – if he’s Catholic, everyone should be Catholic – “One King, One Law, One Faith” § Revoked the Edict of Nantes • Henry IV created – Tolerance of Protestants • Effects in France: 200,000 Emigres (Huguenots/Calvinists) o Protestants have no rights, Emigres leave France o Go to HRE/German States, England, Holland, Switzerland, USA, Canada • Effects in Europe: French immigrants w/ money o Louis XIV looks like tyrant/crusader, anti -protestant o Wars of Louis XIV “The Sport of Kings” § War of Spanish Succession -1701 • King Carlos II of Spain – “2 Bagger” = mentally & physically deformed • Great Alliance vs Louis XIV • End of War – ton of treaties – 1 World War, France in enormous debt o 1715 – Death of Louis XIV • Louis XV o Loves mistresses & hunting – not running France § Madame Pompadour – mistress that runs France § Decides to get involved in Seven Years War – disaster for France • Lost Canada in French – Indian War (happens at the same time) • Lost India & Islands in Seven Years War § Crushing debts • Louis XVI o Personality: Pious & Honest o Hobbies: Locks & Clocks – very intelligent o Boring, prefers to be alone o Marries Marie Antoinette from Austria – she’s hated b/c reminds France of Seven Years War § “Marital troubles” – don’t have sex o American Revolution § France helps us § Battle of Saratoga – Americans defeat GB army § French aid to Americans – Marquis de Lafayette § France goes further into debt o Louis XVI calls Estates General § Have not met since 1614 (Louis XIII à Richelieu) § Feudal but a form a Democracy § 3 “Estates” • Clergy – Church – 10% of land • Nobility – 20% of land • Anyone Else – 97% of population § Estates General – May 1789 • Famine through Winter • “Double the Third” (King granted) – double representation • Meeting held at Versailles o High hopes, Enlightenment (education ) o Opening ceremonies at Versailles rd o King told Estates to Separate – 3 Estate refused § Leaders emerge: Lafayette § 3 Estate – declare they are the “National Assembly” • Elected by 97% of the people, write a constitution • Tennis Court Oath – meet in indoor tenn is court o Swear Oath: 3 Estate will not disband o France must have a constitution o Louis XVI gets tough & calls troops o Paris Explodes – mobs attack the Bastille (a prison) seeking gunpowder § Results of “Bastille Day” • Paris has saved the Revolution • Create National Guard – middle class men under Lafayette • 1000s of Nobles leave – Emigration • Several murders of Nobles – “Heads on Pikes” o Work on 1 Constitution – takes 2 years, terrible constitution § Left vs Right (wild/radical vs Conservative) o Influence of Paris Masses § City Laborers: dress like them to get along w/ them • San Culottes “without knee-britches” o Oct 5, 1789 § Women attack bakeries in Paris – march to Versailles, want to kill Marie Antoinette (glutton) § Lafayette & National Guard try to protect Marie § Women bring King & family back to Paris – prisoners in their own home o Debt Solution § Nationalize Church lands § Create paper money - “Assignats” = worth piece of church land § People who get paper $ are w/ the Revolution • If Revolution fails – church takes land back o Constitution of 1791 § Monarchy under Bourbons § 1 house = Unicameral § Optimism – symbolism § King must ratify – not cooperating – Hope for collapse o Easter 1791 – King leaves palace to go to church – attacked o Escape from Paris § Planned by: Axel Ferson – Swedish Ambassador § Carriage to Belgian Border § Flight to Varennes • Caught – almost to border, brought back to Paris o War Fever § Declare war of HRE § King is treasonous – wanted war to collapse his own army § Lasts until 1815 (23 years) § France gets dictator - Napolean


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